Write Like This

Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts

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If you want to learn how to shoot a basketball, you begin by carefully observing someone who knows how to shoot a basketball. If you want to be a writer, you begin by carefully observing the work of accomplished writers. Recognizing the importance that modeling plays in the learning process, high school ...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

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Chapter 1: Moving Writing to the Front Burner
Chapter 2: Express and Reflect
Chapter 3: Inform and Explain
Chapter 4: Evaluate and Judge
Chapter 5: Inquire and Explore
Chapter 6: Analyze and Interpret
Chapter 7: Take a Stand/Propose a Solution
Chapter 8: Polishing the Paper
Chapter 9: The Wizard of Oz Would Have Been a Lousy Writing Teacher


Product Details

Grade Range: 4-12
Media: 272 pp/paper
Year: 2011
Item No: 0896Item No: 0933Item No: B896
ISBN: 978-157110-896-8ISBN: 978-157110-933-0ISBN: 978-15711B-896-8