Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0

Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0

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Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0 addresses many of the concerns teachers have about the impact of the digital world on student writing and suggests ways for teachers to approach these issues within a 21st century literacies framework. This book is not about teaching the writing process, running a writing workshop, or using specific digital tools to support writing instruction. Forward-thinking teachers who wish to understand the 21st century literacies, understand what youth are doing in respect to those literacies, and discover how they can apply this knowledge to classroom instruction will find answers to their questions. The chapters include specific suggestions, but those suggestions are meant as a jumping-off point for imaginative and innovative teachers to adapt to meet the specific needs of students in their classrooms.Paragraphs also tend to be organized in predictable ways such as claim (topic sentence), evidence, and interpretation for argument papers. Furthermore, texts intended for people new to a field are more apt to follow accepted patterns closelyanbsp;...

Title:Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0
Author:Gloria E. Jacobs
Publisher:R&L Education - 2011-01-16


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