Writing Portfolio Activities Kit: Ready-to-Use Management Techniques and Writing Activities for Grades 7-12
March 2004, Jossey-Bass
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In this practical resource secondary English teachers will find an individualized, holistic curriculum that involves students in working with real-life models, creating and evaluating their own writing portfolios, and learning to see writing, grammar, and literature as inseparable pieces of the language arts. Over 350 pages of writing activities, teacher and student writing models, and writing guidelines help students learn at their own pace. These are accompanied by handy, easy-to-follow "teacher pages" with suggestions ranging from grading assignments to involving students in the evaluation process to creating mini-lessons for specific units. Covers all steps of the writing process and contains over 150 reproducible worksheets and models for developing students' writing skills in six different modes including Persuasive, Comparison/Contrast, Narrative, Descriptive, How-to, and Literary Analysis.