Nonfiction Writing Strategies Using Content-Area Mentor Texts

Nonfiction Writing Strategies Using Content-Area Mentor Texts

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How can you enhance the quality and effectiveness of instruction in both the content areas and in writing? By integrating content in both social studies and science with the strategies of writing that are so important for students to master as they craft nonfiction. This book shows teachers how to use mentor texts in an integrative approach for teaching both content and informational writing. As you explore the pages of this book, you'll find strategies for teaching writing craft fundamentals with step-by-step instructions that make writing instruction come alive in content-area classes. Models make the instructional strategies clear. The book also includes a variety of expository techniques and advice on preparing writers for success on performance-based tests.Descriptive. Comparisons. (grades. Ka€“4). Professional writers help their readers visualize scenes and objects by comparing one thing to something else. ... Use the phrase reminds me of: The girl in that book reminds me of my best friend.

Title:Nonfiction Writing Strategies Using Content-Area Mentor Texts
Author:Marcia S. Freeman
Publisher:Capstone - 2014-06-01


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