Improving Adolescent Writers (Video)

How can we teach today's students to write with clarity, passion, and purpose? How can we move all students—even those who struggle or are reluctant—forward in their skills as writers? In Improving Adolescent Writers, Kelly Gallagher invites you into his classroom for an in-depth look at ways to successfully answer these questions, and more.

Description

How can we teach today's students to write with clarity, passion, and purpose? How can we move all students—even those who struggle or are reluctant—forward in their skills as writers? In Improving Adolescent Writers, Kelly Gallagher invites you into his classroom for an in-depth look at ways to successfully answer these questions, and more. Through a variety of methods—modeling, mid-process assessment, small-group conferring, grammar and editing mini-lessons, revision techniques, an...read more

About the Author(s)

Kelly, a "baseballoholic" and a self-described expert at negotiating airports, is in his thirty-third year of teaching at the high school level.

He currently teaches at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California.

Table of Contents

Disc 1:

  • Program 1: The Importance of Modeling 0:31-35:14 (34:43)
  • Program 2: Writing with a Purpose 0:01-30:57 (30:56)

Disc 2:

  • Program 3: Assessment That Drives Better Student Writing 0:20-58:36 (58:16)

Product Details

Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Year: 2008

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