Book Title: The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day : 180 Reproducible Prompts and Quick-Writes for the Secondary Classroom
Author: Jack Umstatter
Format: Paperback | 224 pages
Publication Date: 07 Jan 2010
Classroom-tested methods for boosting secondary students' writing skillsThe Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers teachers, homeschoolers, and parents 180 ready-to-use, reproducible activities that enhance writing skills in secondary students. Based on Ledbetter's extensive experience consulting to language arts teachers and school districts across the country, the classroom-tested activities included in this book teach students key literary and writing terms like allegory, elaboration, irony, personification, propaganda, voice, and more--and provide them with engaging examples that serve as models for their own Quick Writes. * Contains writing prompts and sample passages in student-friendly language that connects abstract literary concepts to students' own lives * Written by popular workshop presenter and veteran educator Mary Ellen Ledbetter * Offers a user-friendly, value-packed resource for teaching writing skillsDesigned for English language arts teachers in grades 6-12, tutors, parents, learning specialists, homeschoolers, and consultants.