Teaching Writing in the Middle School

Teaching Writing in the Middle School

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More than 670, 000 middle school teachers (grades 6-8) are responsible for educating nearly 13 million students in public and private schools. Thousands more teachers join these ranks annually, especially in the South and West, where ethnic populations are ballooning. Teachers and administrators seek practical, time-efficient ways of teaching language arts to 21st-century adolescents in increasingly multicultural, technologically diverse, socially networked communities. They seek sound understanding, practical advice, and proven strategies in order to connect diverse literature to 21st-century societies while meeting state and professional standards like the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. This book offers strategies and resources that work.8. ENTERTAINING. WRITING. The. Short. Story. Short stories should be written to entertain the reader. Jeremy Hubble1 ... and analyzing stories, to writing stories of their own can be an empowering ex- perience for middle school students.

Title:Teaching Writing in the Middle School
Author:Anna J. Small Roseboro
Publisher:R&L Education - 2013-11-13


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