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As a writer, a poet, and a founding member of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, Georgia Heard continues to bring a poet’s ear and a teacher’s know-how to every aspect of writing instruction. Her newest book, Heart Maps, provides 20 unique, multi-genre heart maps to help students

Helping Students Create and Craft Authentic Writing
Georgia Heard
Grade: K - 8th
Pub Date: 9/12/2016

"Heart Maps is a book that I will use and recommend to teachers for years to come.”
—Donalyn Miller, author of The Book Whisperer

"You’ll find yourself relying on this book again and again as a trusted source as you help your student writers craft a writing life.”
—Jennifer Serravallo, author of The Reading
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Teaching 7 Essential Craft Tools with Mentor Texts
Georgia Heard
Grade: 3rd - 8th
Pub Date: 9/5/2013

"Good writing is good writing no matter what genre you’re writing in, and I believe that there are only a handful of fundamental craft tools that are essential for any genre—including nonfiction."
Georgia Heard

Humanity and warmth are the cornerstones of quality nonfiction writing. But how can students create them in... more

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Teaching Techniques That Work
Georgia Heard
Grade: 3rd - 8th
Pub Date: 3/18/2014

“Students need to be reminded that revision isn’t merely making a few cosmetic changes. Revision is seeing and then reseeing our words and practicing strategies that make a difference in our writing.”
—Georgia Heard

“You mean I have to change my writing?” Georgia Heard frequently hears this question from students as well. “We must... more

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Reading and Writing Poetry Across the Year
Georgia Heard , Lester L. Laminack
Grade: K - 2nd
Pub Date: 11/14/2007

Children are natural poets. They speak poetry all day long. They say wonderful poetic gems that surprise and delight us and help us look at the world in a new way. In Climb Inside a Poem: Reading and Writing Poetry Across the Year, Georgia Heard and Lester Laminack tap into this natural inclination and demonstrate how reading and writing poetry can also
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Tales and Lessons to Find Your Way
Georgia Heard
Grade: College - Adult
Pub Date: 10/16/1995

    [This] is a book for the writer hidden or not so hidden in us all...It is a book for any age, to be read in little bits or all at once, and to be reread regularly.
    —Inland

Here is a personal and compassionate book for everyone writers, poets, teachers, lovers of life, and especially those seeking to find their writing voices again or for the first... more

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Teaching Poetry
Georgia Heard
Grade: K - 8th
Pub Date: 6/30/1989

    Intelligent, respectful, and beautifully written, this book bypasses lesson plans and gimmicks and gets to the heart of what writing poetry is all about . . .
    —The Writing Teacher
For the Good of the Earth and Sun is for teachers at all levels, especially for those teachers who feel anxious about introducing poetry to students.

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Exploring Poetry in Elementary and Middle School
Georgia Heard
Grade: K - 8th
Pub Date: 11/2/1998

    Awakening the Heart is a stirring personal reminder that encouraging children to discover the words and images of their own lives, as we discover our own, is a crucial devotion. We all need such books as lanterns and guides.

    —Naomi Shihab Nye

Fans of the best-selling For the Good of the Earth and Sun will applaud this sequel by beloved... more

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25 Effective Listening Comprehension Strategies
Michael F Opitz , Matthew Zbaracki
Grade: K - 6th
Pub Date: 7/9/2004

Have you ever asked your students "Are you listening?" and felt uneasy that their response didn't distinguish listening from hearing? We expect children to spend fifty percent or more of their school day engaged in listening-comprehension activities, yet despite today's emphasis on skills-building in the language arts, most literacy curricula ignore the teaching of this... more

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