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The Quickwrite Handbook Podcast

Today on the Heinemann Podcast, a special conversation between Linda Rief and Penny Kittle.Both are at the Boothbay Literacy Institute.... more
The Quickwrite Handbook
100 Mentor Texts to Jumpstart Your Students’ Thinking and Writing
Linda Rief
Grade: 5th - 12th
Pub Date: 6/15/2018

Helping students put words on a page can be hard enough. “I don’t have anything to write about!” they say. And when writing does happen, how do you help them develop these ideas into more effective pieces?

A powerful tool to jumpstart writing

In The Quickwrite Handbook, master teacher Linda Rief shares 100 compelling mentor... more

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The Smart Writing Handbook
Laura Robb
Grade: 5th - 8th
Pub Date: 4/15/2012

“Students need elbow room to make decisions about what to write, revise, and publish. Adolescents crave responsibility. This handbook supports students by showing them how to assume greater responsibility and independence with writing assignments.”

Laura Robb

The Smart Writing Handbook reinforces important lessons from Smart Writing’s... more

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The Resourceful Writing Teacher
A Handbook of Essential Skills and Strategies
Jenny M Bender
Grade: 3rd - 8th
Pub Date: 10/10/2007

This book will be a cherished teaching companion for every teacher lucky enough to hold it.  
—Lucy Calkins
The Resourceful Writing Teacher answers the need for a handbook on not only how to teach writing well but also what skills students need and a repertoire of strategies they can use to
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The Mainstreaming Handbook
How to Be an Advocate for Your Special-Needs Students
Deborah Coughlin
Grade: K - 12th
Pub Date: 3/9/2000

This is a handbook for regular classroom teachers with students who don’t necessarily qualify for special services, but are in need of special help nonetheless: Children who suffer from learning disabilities, ADD, asthma, or allergies. Children who are in foster care or victims of physical abuse. Children who live in a car or whose parents sell drugs. Children like these... more
The SSR Handbook
How to Organize and Manage a Sustained Silent Reading Program
Jan Pilgreen
Grade: 4th - 10th
Pub Date: 3/1/2000

    Altogether, this is a thoroughly researched, well-organized, and highly readable book.
    —Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
It comes as no surprise that the students who read often are the students who read well. How, then, can we get the rest of our students reading? Is it enough to set aside in-class time for sustained silent reading? Or should... more
A Handbook for the Actor
Greg Atkins
Grade: Other - Other
Pub Date: 1/1/1993

You're an actor. You know you're going to have to do it sometime, but the very thought chills your blood, makes your palms go sweaty, and your voice squeak. It's improvisation—and for many actors it's a nightmare. Greg Atkins, a member of South Coast Repertory and unabashed improviser, takes the fear out of improv. This friendly, informative book looks at the reasons many... more
The Physical Comedy Handbook
Davis Robinson
Grade: Other - Other
Pub Date: 4/26/1999

Although there are numerous books that examine physical comedy from a historic or aesthetic perspective, few provide guidance in how to do it. So where can actors and teachers go for instruction? To The Physical Comedy Handbook.

The Physical Comedy Handbook is a one-of-a-kind resource for actors, teachers, and directors interested in physical comedy—from... more

The Costume Technician
Third Edition
Elizabeth Covey , Rosemary Ingham
Grade: College - Adult
Pub Date: 7/30/2003

The classic book on costuming is back and better than ever!

In the third edition of The Costume Technician's Handbook, Rosemary Ingham and Liz Covey once again draw upon their many years of hands-on experience in costume design and technology. Now they add information gleaned across the country from shop managers and staff about their methods and supplement... more

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