Saturday, November 21, 2009

Writing for understanding; strategies to increase content learning.(Brief article)(Book review).

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Written specifically for non-language arts teachers, this book debunks myths about using writing in the classroom and offers practical approaches for using writing as an instructional tool to help upper elementary through high school students deepen student understanding in the content areas. After an overview and research-based rationale, genre chapters describe how to develop specific types of writing assignments in the narrative, descriptive, expository, persuasive, and argumentative genres. Walling is a senior consultant for the Center for Civic Education.

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"Writing for understanding; strategies to increase content learning." Reference & Research Book News (2009). Academic OneFile. Web. 21 Nov. 2009. .

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