The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day: 180 Reproducible Prompts and Quick-Writes for the Secondary Classroom
December 2009, Jossey-Bass
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The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers teachers, homeschoolers, and parents 180 ready-to-use, reproducible activities that enhance writing skills in secondary students. Based on Ledbetter's extensive experience consulting to language arts teachers and school districts across the country, the classroom-tested activities included in this book teach students key literary and writing terms like allegory, elaboration, irony, personification, propaganda, voice, and more--and provide them with engaging examples that serve as models for their own Quick Writes.
- Contains writing prompts and sample passages in student-friendly language that connects abstract literary concepts to students' own lives
- Written by popular workshop presenter and veteran educator Mary Ellen Ledbetter
- Offers a user-friendly, value-packed resource for teaching writing skills
Designed for English language arts teachers in grades 6-12, tutors, parents, learning specialists, homeschoolers, and consultants.