Thinking Through Genre

Units of Study in Reading and Writing Workshops, 4-12

Being able to read and write in a variety of genres is a requirement for today's students. Thinking Through Genre supports English teachers who seek to engage their students in genre studies in the reading and writing workshop. The book profiles six different units of study: memoir, feature article, editorial, short story, fairy tale, and response to literature.

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Being able to read and write in a variety of genres is a requirement for today's students. Thinking Through Genre supports English teachers who seek to engage their students in genre studies in the reading and writing workshop. The book profiles six different units of study: memoir, feature article, editorial, short story, fairy tale, and response to literature. Each study is set in an individual fifth- through tenth-grade classroom and is described from its theoretical foundations, ...read more

About the Author(s)

Like many others, Heather became a teacher in hopes of changing the world. "Okay, I never really expected to change the whole world, but wanted to work to increase equity and social justice in my little corner of it. Still working toward that goal. It remains frustratingly elusive, but is nevertheless a worthy objective."

Table of Contents

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Foreword by Randy Bomer
1. Teaching Genre in the Classroom
2. Memoir
3. Feature Article
4. Editorial
5. Short Story
6. Fairy Tale
7. Response to Literature
Appendix: Evaluating Student Work
References
Index
 

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Product Details

Grade Range: 4-12
Media: 304 pp/paper
Year: 2002
Item No: 0352
ISBN: 978-157110-352-9

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