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Right-Answer Writing

Ardith Cole

Pub Date: 9/5/2006 1
Product Type: 3 Handbooks + CD
Grade: 4th - 12th

We know that all writing follows some kind of structure. But when there’s a Right Answer involved, those structures tighten—especially in testing situations, where someone else constructs the prompts and the answers. This narrows writing and offers students less freedom. Fortunately, Right-Answer Writing provides writers... more

When Reading Begins

Ardith Cole

Pub Date: 3/19/2004
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 3rd

There's no better informed, keener observer of the magical entry into reading than one who has helped more than 600 children become readers—someone who also devoted her doctoral research to reviewing dozens of videotapes of teachers working side by side with young students. That teacher-researcher is Ardith Cole, who has not only... more

Knee to Knee, Eye to Eye

Ardith Cole

Pub Date: 2/24/2003
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 6th

Imagine this: First graders analyzing texts, critiquing ideas, debating points, and making connections. Third graders sharing analogies between slaves' lives in the 1800s and their own. Fifth graders synthesizing elements of foreshadowing before the term is even mentioned. This is what literature conversations are all about.... more