Writing Power

Teaching Writing Strategies that Engage Thinking

Writing Power is a practical and thoughtful resource that shows teachers how to encourage students to consider the readers' thinking as they write. Using the same five thinking strategies from Adrienne Gear's groundbreaking Reading Power books—Connect, Question, Visualize, Infer, and Transform—young writers will learn how to engage and invite their readers' thinking through their writing.

Shipping Details
In stock. Free ground shipping. No minimum.

Description

Writing Power is a practical and thoughtful resource that shows teachers how to encourage students to consider the readers' thinking as they write. Using the same five thinking strategies from Adrienne Gear's groundbreaking Reading Power books—Connect, Question, Visualize, Infer, and Transform—young writers will learn how to engage and invite their readers' thinking through their writing. Writing Power guides teachers through a series of lessons focusing on each of the strat...read more

About the Author(s)

Adrienne received her degrees from the University of British Columbia and spent three years teaching English in Japan. She was a classroom teacher for sixteen years and a teacher librarian for three years. She is currently a literacy mentor at Vancouver School Board and a workshop presenter.

Table of Contents

Preview the entire book online!

 

Contents
Introduction
Writing for the Reader
1. What Is Writing Power?
2. The Components of Writing Power
The Big Picture
3. The Power to Invite Readers to Think
4. Thinking Power: Sources for Writing Ideas
5. Narrative Power: Types of Writing
6. Technical Power: Tools for Writing
Writing Power Lessons
7. Inviting Readers to Connect
8. Inviting Readers to Visualize
9. Inviting Readers to Question and Infer
10. Inviting Readers to Transform Their Thinking
Professional Resources
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 176 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print Bundle
Year: 2011
Item No: 8263Item No: 8827Item No: B263
ISBN: 978-155138-263-0ISBN: 978-155138-827-4ISBN: 978-15513B-263-0

Share

Share