In his latest book, Daniel Meier highlights the critical importance of integrating content and mechanics for successful and engaged writing at the Ka4 level. Featuring the teaching philosophies and strategies of seven exemplary teachers, and a discussion of relevant research and theory, Meier provides a fresh, practical, and much-needed perspective on making writing meaningful and effective in the current standards-based era. Written by an experienced teacher and researcher, this book will be of interest to both new and veteran teachers, As well as curriculum coordinators, literacy coaches, and researchers on writing.At 3rd grade, they get very ambitious and want to start writing chapter books, [ which gets] boring, and so being able to really show them that a short storyathat has a good character development and a good plot lineais going to be a lot more effective. I think the shorter form definitely does improve the content. I teach thisanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching Children to Write|
|Author||:||Daniel R. Meier|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2011|