Putting everyday life on the page : inspiring students to write, grades 2-7 /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Levitt, Marc Joel.
Format: Book
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Beginnings: Getting the audience to pay attention
  • Sequential thinking: teaching students to think logically and make story sense
  • Observation, description, and colorful language: Encouraging sensitivity to detail and observational intelligence
  • Finding and using characters: Using what you know to create memorable characters
  • Finding and using place: Discussing the role of place in writing
  • Motivating students: Writing across disciplines, genres, classroom boundaries, and into the world!
  • Grammatical convention: Teaching the grammar basics of paragraphs, sentences, commas, and periods
  • Encouraging a culture of writing in your classroom: Creating a writer's studio and salon
  • Endings: Putting a period on a story means more than a period!