|aLearning to write with purpose :|beffective instruction in grades 4-8 /|cKaren Kuelthau Allan ... [et al.].
|aNew York ;|aLondon :|bGuilford Press, |cc2009.
|axiii, 274 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aSolving problems in the teaching of literacy
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 253-265) and index.
|aCommunicating ideas : writers to readers -- A writer's cognitive processes -- Creating a community of writers -- The writers in our classroom : recognizing student diversity -- Writing to explore -- Writing to entertain -- Writing to inform -- Reading to evaluate writing -- Knowing how to revise and edit -- Preparing students for high-stakes writing -- Teachers as writers.
|aTeachers learn ways to promote the skills and strategies needed to write and revise effectively in a range of genres: personal narratives, fiction, and poetry; persuasive, explanatory, and "how-to" writing; and writing for high-stakes tests. --from publisher description
|aEnglish language|xComposition and exercises|xStudy and teaching (Middle school)|zUnited States.