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Using rich prompts to help student writing come alive
Adult Nonfiction
Pages: 128
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2011
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A comprehensive approach to teaching writing that deals not only with style and inspiration, but with the tools and strategies that young writers need to write well. The book includes a series of rich, engaging prompts that teachers can use to help even the most mechanical writer begin to write with pizzazz and flair. The book illustrates effective ways students can experiment with their writers' voice, engage in dialogue about the writing of themselves and their peers, and set personal writing goals. It also addresses the importance of mentoring, setting success criteria, and consistent and ongoing peer and teacher feedback.

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