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Come to Class

Carol Jago

Pub Date: 3/14/2008
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 9th - 10th

  Teaching students to write well is hard. Team teaching with a master writing teacher can make it easier—and more productive. Come to Class offers you that opportunity. In Come to Class, Carol Jago shares the writing lessons and classroom survival skills she honed over 32 years of teaching. Each lesson describes Carol’s... more

Is It Done Yet?

Barry Gilmore

Pub Date: 2/7/2007 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 9th - 12th

Beyond all the wise and practical advice Gilmore offers, there is another reason why I love this book—it’s funny and fun to read. Though the author writes with great authority, he never places himself above the reader. Indeed, he uses humorous anecdotes from his personal life and classroom to humble himself and create... more

50 Essential Lessons

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 11/20/2006
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 9th - 12th

50 Essential Lessons is the result of the lessons Jim Burke learned while asking himself how to teach his students the skills they needed to succeed in school and in the larger world. Anchored in standards shared by a range of national literacy documents, these lessons focus on the core cognitive and personal skills—reading,... more

Naming the World

Nancie Atwell

Pub Date: 12/19/2005
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 6th - 8th

Harnessing the power of poetry, Nancie Atwell's Naming the World: A Year of Poems and Lessons empowers adolescents to make sense of their personal place in the world while honing their critical reading and writing skills. Naming the World's 200+ poems and accompanying five-to-ten-minute lessons are used by Nancie every day to jumpstart... more

Lessons That Change Writers

Nancie Atwell

Pub Date: 9/26/2002
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 6th - 10th

In Lessons That Change Writers, Nancie has narrowed and deepened her conversation with teachers, to focus on the minilesson as a vehicle for helping students improve their writing. She shares over a hundred of these writing lessons which are described by her students as “the best of the best.” The lessons fall into the following... more

Lessons in Revision with Barry Lane

Barry Lane

Pub Date: 8/10/1999
Product Type: VIDEO
Grade: 2nd - 10th

Barry Lane's ideas about revision have given new life to reading/writing classrooms across the country. In this entertaining video workshop produced by Kentucky Educational TV, Lane demonstrates dynamic ways to teach the power of detail to your students, without coercing them to pad their writing with adjectives or unnecessary words.... more

After "The End"

Barry Lane

Pub Date: 12/7/1992
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 2nd - 10th

Let this witty book revise your concept of revision, and find out how much fun can be had "after THE END."...This is a book that will make you laugh out loud, nod your head in agreement, and take on the energy the author puts into every chapter.—Writing TeacherAt a time when the writing process is sometimes viewed... more

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