Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product
Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product continues to be the definitive book on how to teach writing in grades K-8, as it is the only text ... Show synopsis Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product continues to be the definitive book on how to teach writing in grades K-8, as it is the only text with comprehensive coverage of both process and product. Teacher's Notes: Supporting Struggling Writers are special features that help teachers adapt chapter content specifically for struggling students. Teacher's Notes: Assisting English Language Learners point out the best ways for teachers to support these student writers. Vignettes open every chapter to illustrate how real teachers have used the chapter content in their elementary classrooms. Mini-lessons in every chapter model skills and strategies instruction for use in the classroom. Instructional previews help ground readers in chapter content, best addressing the question of what to teach and when. Step-by-Step features clearly illustrate instructional procedures. Rubrics throughout chapters help readers address and clarify assessment issues. A descriptive writing chapter addresses descriptive writing as a specific genre as well as an essential component of narrative writing, poetic writing, and other genres.