Category Archives: Writing

Real life literacy : classroom tools that promote real-world reading and writing

In Real Life Literacy, Paterson includes instructional ideas for having students work with such tasks — what Paterson describes as genuine, purposeful, functional literacy tasks. As an example, writing about medicine container labels, Paterson states that providing children with practice in deciphering these labels is an important, practical activity […]

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Writing grade 1

by Rae Anne Roberson
Great book to help you improve composition skills with age-appropriate activities that emphasize the building blocks of writing. Contains reproducible award and completion certificates, answer keys, and 96 cut-apart flash cards are included.  This book is part of the Best Value Book series published by Kelley Wingate  Publications.

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Writing Resources Links from NCTE

Download our new National Day on Writing flier and share it with your colleagues, students, community members, and friends!
The Genteel Unteaching of America’s Poor, a report by Kylene Beers
Writing in the 21st Century, a report by Kathleen Blake Yancey
The NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacies
NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing
10 Myths about Learning to Write
Writing Now! A […]