Teach Writing Well

How to Assess Writing, Invigorate Instruction, and Rethink Revision

Ask successful writers and they’ll tell you, the key to writing well is revision. Ask elementary school teachers and they’ll tell you, the real challenge of writing instruction is teaching kids how to revise. Ruth Culham is both a successful writer and a writing teacher, and she’s discovered how to teach writing and revision in a way that’s accessible to both teacher and students: First read the writing, assess it using the traits of writing, then teach the writers and guide revision decisions using traits as a common language and map.

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Description

Ask successful writers and they’ll tell you, the key to writing well is revision. Ask elementary school teachers and they’ll tell you, the real challenge of writing instruction is teaching kids how to revise. Ruth Culham is both a successful writer and a writing teacher, and she’s discovered how to teach writing and revision in a way that’s accessible to both teacher and students: First read the writing, assess it using the traits of writing, then teach the writers and guide revision decision...read more

About the Author(s)

Ruth Culham, EdD, has written more than forty professional resources illuminating both writing and the reading-writing connection. Her most recent book, "The Writing Thief," has helped teachers find “right now” children’s books and everyday texts to use as mentor texts. "Dream Wakers" expands and complements this work by delving into books that focus on Latino culture and life as mentor texts for writing.

Product Details

Grade Range: 2-6
Media: 224 pp/paper
Available: 04/19/2018
Item No: 1117
ISBN: 978-1-62531-117-7

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