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Art of Teaching Writing, New Edition Lucy McCormick Calkins This book has new chapters on assessment, thematic studies, writing throughout the day, reading-writing relationships, publication, curriculum development, non-fiction writing and home/school connections. (2 copies) 
Because Digital Writing Matters National Writing Project and Danielle Nicole DeVoss, Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, and Troy Hicks This book offers proven strategies to equip students with the communications. 
Because Writing Matters National Writing Project and Carl Nagin This is a reader-friendly book that reviews what we know about written language and that explains clearly how that knowledge can be used to build effective programs for teaching writing. (2 copies) 
Bird by Bird, Some Instructions on Writing and Life Anne Lamott This is a book that guides you through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps. 
Books, Lessons, Ideas for Teaching the Six Traits--Writing at Middle and High School Vicki Spandel This book offers teachers a collection of some of today's finest literature, engaging books that will capture students' interest, while providing models for six-trait writing. 
Boy Writers--Reclaiming Their Voices Ralph Fletcher Ralph Fletcher draws upon his years of experience as a staff developer, children's book author, and father of four boys. He also relates the insights shared by dozens of writing teachers around the U.S. and abroad. Boy Writers asks teachers to imagine the writing classroom from a boy's perspective and to consider specific steps we might take to create stimulating classrooms for them. 
Breathing Life into Essays (Grades 3-5) (Part 3) Lucy Calkins and Cory Gillette This is the third book in a series. This unit of study is designed to help students with the difficult and exhilarating work of learning to write well within an expository structure. (There is a resource CD.) 
Children to Want to Write Donald Graves This book is a collection of Donald Graves' most significant writings paired with recovered video footage that illuminate his research and his inspiring work with teachers. See the earliest documented use of invented spelling, the earliest attempts to guide young children through the writing process, the earliest conferences. This collection allows you to see this revolutionary shift in writing instruction--with its emphasis on observation, reflection, and approaching children as writers. (DVD included) 
Cohesive Writing, Why Concept Is Not Enough Carol Jago The author offers an approach that is the very example of the kind of cohesion she expects from her students' writing. Neither a lock-step lesson plan nor a simple recipe, it is an organized, coherent method that works by offering clear and complete guidelines for the most common types of writing: informational and persuasive writing, narrative writing, and writing about literature. Complete with worksheets, rubrics, and graphic organizers, plus student samples and stories that are both engaging and familiar, Jago's book provides the strategies for teaching writing that result in significant student growth. 
Content Area Writing Harvey Daniels, Steven Zemelman, and Nancy Steineke This book guides you strategically through the two major types of writing that every student must know: writing to learn and public writing. 
Crafting Digital Writing Troy Hicks Written for teachers of writing by a teacher of writing, this book is both an introduction for teachers new to digital writing and a menu of ideas for those who are tech savvy. Troy Hicks explores the questions of how to teach digital writing by examining the author's craft, demonstrating how intentional thinking about author's craft in digital texts engages students in writing that is grounded in their digital lives. 
Craft Lessons, Teaching Writing K-8 Ralph Fletcher and Joann Portalupi This book is for teachers of primary students through Middle school students. The structure of the book allows teachers to go directly to those craft lessons most applicable and adaptable to their own students. 
Current Issues and Enduring Questions Sylvan Barnet and Hugo Bedau This unique collaborative effort of a distinguished interdisciplinary team--a professor of English and a professor of philosophy--Current Issues and Enduring Questions provides the benefit of the authors' dual expertise in effective writing and rigorous critical thinking. Refined through seven widely adopted previous editions, it has been revised to address current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing. 
Everyday Editing Jeff Anderson Editing is often seen as one item on a list of steps in the writing process--usually put somewhere near the end, and often completely crowded out of writer's workshop. In this book, the author asks teachers to reflect on what sort of message this approach sends to students. Instead of rehearsing errors and drilling students on what's wrong with a sentence, Jeff invites students to look carefully at their writing along with mentor texts and to think about how punctuation, grammar, and style can best be used to hone and communicate meaning. 
Explorations in Nonfiction Writing, Grade 2 Tony Stead and Linda Hoyt This is a highly adaptable curriculum resource for teaching 5 major purposes for writing nonfiction--to inform, to instruct, to narrate, to persuade, and to respond. There is a book, a guide to Teaching Nonfiction Writing, and a Big Book of Mentor Texts. 
Explorations in Nonfiction Writing Grade 5 Tony Stead and LInda Hoyt This is a highly adaptable curriculum resource for teaching 5 major purposes for writing nonfiction--to inform, to instruct, to narrate, to persuade, and to respond. This includes a guide for grade 5, a guide for grades 3-5, posters, and guide for mentor texts. 
Explorations in Nonfiction Writing K-2 Tony Stead and Linda Hoyt This series is a highly adaptable curriculum resource for teaching 5 major purposes for writing nonfiction--to inform, to instruct, to narrate, to persuade, and to respond. There is a book, a guide to Teaching Nonfiction Writing K-2, and a Big Book of Mentor Texts. 
Exploring Language Gary Goshgarian Showing how English constructs the world around us, this book provides students with 75 highly engaging essays on how our language works—how it is used to lead, mislead, and manipulate us. Organized around eleven themes, these provocative selections encourage debate over contemporary controversies that have grown out of language, such as censorship, political propaganda, racism, sexism, manipulative advertising claims, political correctness, and the effect of technology on literacy. 
First Grade Writers Stephanie Parsons With First Grade Writers, Stephanie Parsons will change how you think about teaching the thinking behind writing. Parsons outlines five specific units of study for your writing workshop that help students prepare thoughtfully to write. 
Get It Done! Writing and Analyzing Informational Texts to Make Things Happen Jeffrey D. Wilhelm, Michael W. Smith, and James E. Fredricksen Informational texts are a real-world tool for making things happen. Similarly, the Common Core State Standards for writing are designed to help adolescents be prepared for the world outside the classroom. Get It Done! will both help you teach all kinds of informational texts engagingly and effectively, and explicitly connect your work with the Common Core State Standards. 
Growing Up Writing Connie Campbell Dierking and Sherra Ann Jones The authors show you that all the skills you need to teach your young writers can be taught using the mini-lesson format. Quietly gathering for writer's workshop, returning journals to their proper places, the orientation of writing on the page: any skill can be taught--and taught more effectively--using mini-lessons. 
Guide to the Writing Workshop Lucy Calkins This is the first in a series of books designed to help upper-elementary teachers teach a rigorous yearlong writing curriculum. The books are intended to be read and used in sequence.  
Guiding Readers and Writers, Grades 3-6, Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell The authors provide special help for struggling readers and writers by presenting the basic structure of the language/literacy program, independent reading, guided reading, literature study, teaching for comprehension and word analysis, showcase the reading and writing connection, and present a comprehensive list containing 1000 books organized by title and level. (2 copies) 
Inside Writing Donald H. Graves and Penny Kittle This book will show you the power behind an apprenticeship approach to writing instruction where you mentor students using your own writing--even if you don't consider yourself a writer. This book is a practical, flexible, three-part program that give you numerous entryways for learning how to model the central elements of the craft. (DVD not available.) 
Interactive Writing and Interactive Editing Marie Belt, Karen Bunnell, Charlene Huntley, Cinda Moon, Jan Schall, Debra Wakefield Helping children learn to read and write is our most important responsibility as teachers. Reading and writing are the foundation on which all later learning is built. The primary purpose of this text is to provide an introductory look at two exciting and powerful methods used to teach children to write: interactive writing and interactive editing. 
Launching the Writing Workshop (Grades 3-5) (Part 1) Lucy Calkins and Marjorie Martinelli This book is the first in a series. It contains all the materials you need to launch your writing workshop. The book is actually a plan for a unit on Launching the Writing Workshop. (There is a resource CD.) 
Lessons for Climb Inside a Poem Georgia Heard and Lester Laminack This book provides a five-day sequence of lessons for each poem in the Climb Inside a Poem big book anthology. 
Lessons From a Child – On the Teaching and Learning of Writing Lucy McCormick Calkins “In this story of one child’s growth in writing, Lucy Calkins describes an approach to teaching writing that has spread to classrooms throughout the country. The book follows third-grader Susie from her introduction to the writing process through her early efforts at revision and writing for real audiences until she becomes a skilled and committed writer.” 
Lessons to Share on Teaching Grammar in Context Constance Weaver In this sequel, the author features eighteen articles addressing issues such as: how language is learned; teaching grammar through writing; sentence composing; power of dialects; teaching the English language; and using grammar-checking computer software. 
Literary Essays: Writing About Reading (Grades 3-5) (Part 5) Lucy Calkins and Medea McEvoy This is the fifth book in a series. In personal essays, many children will have written about lessons they learned from people they know and interact with. But writing also helps us learn from the characters in the books we read. This book has all you need for teaching about literary essays. (There is a resource CD.) 
Live Writing Ralph Fletcher This book is based on the simple idea that every writer has a "tool box." Instead of awls and hammers, a writer's toolbox contains words, imagination, a love of books, a sense of story, and ideas for how to make the writing live and breathe. 
Memoir: The Art of Writing Well (Grades 3-5) (Part 6) Lucy Calkins and Mary Chiarella This is the sixth book in the series. This final unit aims to teach children that they can compose not only pieces of writing but also lives in which writing matters. (There is a resource CD.) 
Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6 Lynne R. Dorfman and Rose Cappelli This practical resource demonstrates the power of learning to read like writers. It shows teachers and students how to discover the ways that authors make writing come alive and how to use that knowledge to inspire and improve their own writing. (2 copies) 
Motivating Writing in Middle School National Council of Teachers of English Books in this series serve as useful guides for K-12 teachers who are striving to align lively, classroom-tested practices with standards. A survey of local, state, and national standards revealed broad consensus in the key topics most frequently addressed. 
Multigenre Research Paper--Voice, Passion, and Discovery in Grades 4-6 Camille A. Allen This book will lead you through the process of multigenre research papers with upper elementary students. 
Multiple Intelligences of Reading and Writing Thomas Armstrong This book combines Howard Gardner’s MI theory and recent brain research on reading and writing with historical, anthropological, biographical, and psychological perspectives on literacy. Armstrong pulls the research together to show you how to engage students by infusing the study of words with imagery, logic, oral language, physical activity, emotion, music, social involvement, and nature experiences. 
Nonfiction Craft Lessons Joann Portalupi and Ralph Fletcher This book will help students breathe voice into lifeless "dump-truck" writing and improve their nonfiction writing by making it clearer, more authoritative, and more organized. Nonfiction Craft Lessons gives teachers a wealth of practical strategies to help students grown into strong writers as they explore and explain the world around them. 
Nonfiction Mentor Texts Lynne R. Dorfman & Rose Cappelli Lynne and Rose guide teachers through a variety of projects, samples, and classroom anecdotes that demonstrate how teachers can help students become more effective writers of good nonfiction. The Your Turn lessons at the end of each chapter use the gradual release of responsibility model to guide and empower student writers. 
Nonfiction Reading & Writing for Summer School, After School, and Other Special Programs Teacher Created Materials This is a supplementary nonfiction reading and writing program designed to teach and bolster basic skills. 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Algebra (Secondary) Amy M. Whited, M.A., Editor This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Geometry (Secondary) Amy M. Whited, M.A., Editor This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. (2 copies) 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Math (Lower Elementary) Rosemary Ruthven, M.S., Literacy Specialist This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. (2 copies) 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Math (Middle School) Jan Cristinson, M.Ed. and Rosemary Ruthven, M.S., Literacy Specialist, Edited by Amy M. Whited, M.A. This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. (2 copies) 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Math, Science, and Social Studies (Kindergarten) Michelle Le Patner, M. Ed., Farid N. Matuk, M.F.A., and Rosemary Ruthven, M.S., Literacy Specialist, Edited by Amy M. Whited, M.A. This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Science (Lower Elementary) Michelle Le Patner, M. Ed., Farid N. Matuk, M.F.A., and Rosemary Ruthven, M.S., Literacy Specialist, Edited by Amy M. Whited, M.A. This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Science (Upper Elementary) Amy M. Whited, M.A., Editor This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Social Studies (Lower Elementary) Michelle Le Patner, M.Ed., Farid N. Matuk, M.F.A., and Rosemary Ruthven, M.S., Literacy Specialist This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. 
Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Social Studies (Upper Elementary) Michelle Le Patner, M.Ed., Farid N. Matuk, M.F.A., and Rosemary Ruthven, M.S., Literacy Specialist This book provides prompts that can be used immediately in the classroom. 
Notebook Know-How Aimee Buckner A writer's notebook is an essential springboard for the pieces that will later be crafted in writer's workshop. This book provides the tools intermediate and middle-level teachers need to make writers' notebooks an integral part of their writing program. 
Oh, Yeah?! Putting Argument to Work Both in School and Out Michael W. Smith, Jeffrey D. Wilhelm, and James E. Frediricksen This book is an argument. Let is persuade you that it's an ideal resource for teaching argument writing to adolescents. And not just any arguments, but the substantive kinds the real world demands. "We believe," write Michael Smith, Jeffrey Wilhelm, and James Fredricksen, "that instruction directed to improve student performance on standards-based assessments must be the most powerful and engaging instruction we can possibly offer."  
One Writer’s Beginnings Eudora Welty Beguiling as an autobiography and profound and priceless as guidance for anyone who aspires to write serious fiction. (2 copies) 
Origins of the English Language, A Social and Linguistic History Joseph M. Williams In this book the author presents a unique social and linguistic history as he explains the ways in which culture, education, class, and race affect language use and what changes in grammar, semantics, and phonology reveal about the changes in our social lives. It provides an innovative approach to the study of the history of our language with a wealth of new material. 
Poetry Mentor Texts, Making Reading and Writing Connections, K-8 Lynne R. Dorfman and Rose Cappelli Lynn and Rose show teachers how to use poems in both reading and writing workshops and across content areas. Written in a friendly, conversational tone, this practical book explores a variety of poetic forms, including poems that inspire response, list poems, acrostic poems, persona poems, and poems for two voices--versatile forms of poetry that can be used in every grade. 
Raising the Quality of Narrative Writing (Grades 3-5) (Part 2) Lucy Calkins and Ted Kesler This is the second book in a series. This is a unit designed to improve the quality of writing--and of the writers--in general. This book contains everything you need to teach a unit on Narrative Writing. (There is a resource CD.) 
Reading and Writing Poetry Across The Year Georgia Heard and Lester Laminack This book takes a broad view of poetry and considers how poems can be used to reinforce and extend a literacy curriculum. 
Revising the Essay Gretchen Bernabei Loaded with student examples and reproducible forms, the 30 lessons in Reviving the Essay will "supercharge" your students' minds with patterns and ideas that will transform their essays from lockstop, generic assignments to well-considered opinions offered in authentic, creative voices. 
Science of Spelling J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D. This book breaks down preconceptions and misconceptions about how kids learn to spell, making startling new connections between orthography and literacy. (2 copies) 
Six Thinking Hats Edward De Bono Six Thinking Hats can help you think better with its practical and uniquely positive approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas. It is an approach that thousands of business managers, educators, and government leaders around the world have already adopted. 
So, What's the Story? James E. Fredricksen, Jeffrey D. Wilhelm, and Michael W. Smith This book shares lessons and unit frameworks on narrative that help students not only meet the standards, but do important real-world work. So, What's the Story? provides ways to help students make the leap from composing stories to understanding how narratives can help them identify problems then critique and change how their world works. 
Story of My Thinking--Expository Writing Activities for 13 Teaching Situations Gretchen S. Bernabei and Dottie Hall In their signature easy-to-implement style, the authors offer new options for teaching expository writing that more realistically match the way readers actually think ad writers actually write. The Story of My Thinking provides 13 writing activities for familiar teaching situations, with step-by-step lessons that help you bridge the gap between narrative and informative writing. 
Teaching Argument Writing, Grades 6-12 George Hillocks, Jr. This book begins with how to teach simple arguments and moves on to those that are more complex, showing step-by-step how to teach students to write and evaluate: arguments of fact, arguments of judgment, and arguments of policy. 
Teaching Grammar in Context Constance Weaver The author begins by introducing some common meanings of "grammar" and provides a historical overview of traditional reasons for teaching grammar as a school subject. After examining those reasons, she questions them, citing decades of research that suggests that grammar taught in isolation has little, if any, effect on most students' writing. 
Teaching Hope Freedom Writer Teachers and Erin Gruwell Teaching Hope unites the voices of the Freedom Writer teachers who share uplifting, devastating, and poignant stories from their classrooms, stories that provide insight into the struggles and triumphs of education in all of its forms. 
Teaching the Qualities of Writing JoAnn Portalupi and Ralph Fletcher TQW is a ready-to-use writing curriculum that provides you with the instruction students need to improve the quality of their writing and at the same time develops your ability to read and assess your students' writing. 
Teaching Writing – Balancing Process and Product (Fourth Edition) Gail E.Tompkins “This book is unique because of its attention to both the process that children use as they write and the quality of their compositions. The text provides practical strategies for teaching writing – step-by-step directions – and presents more than 100 student samples to illustrate the teaching strategies.” 
Teaching Writing in Middle and Secondary Schools Jim Blasingame and John H. Bushman This provides research-based and standards-based strategies--as well as classroom-tested activities--all in one book. Covering the core fundamentals of exemplary practices in the teaching of writing, this book demonstrates writing processes and the use of rubrics, with authentic samples taken directly from students' writing portfolios. 
The Writing Process in Action--A Handbook for Teachers Jackie Proett and Kent Gill This book provides myriad ways to put the writing process into action in the classroom, and more important, in student's lives beyond the limited student-teacher transaction. Its six chapter offer numerous innovative ideas within each important stage of the writing process. 
Traits of Good Writing Time for Kids This book breaks down the writing process into manageable pieces, so students will be able to focus their practice and improve their writing. 
Under the Whole Language Umbrella, Many Cultures, Many Voices Alan D. Flurkey and Richard J. Meyer, Editors “This collection brings together respected whole language learners – classroom teachers, theorists, researchers, and teacher educators – to provide a comprehensive view of the whole language movement.” 
Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing--Grade 1 Lucy Calkins with Colleagues from the Reading and Writing Project For decades now, the Reading and Writing Project has been piloting, refining, adapting, and developing a K-8 system of writing instruction. Many of The Reading and Writing Project’s ideas on teaching writing have been, from the start, a part of the Common Core, but the Common Core also issued new challenges—ones that The Reading and Writing Project began working towards when the Common Core was just a whiff of a draft. This sequence of CCSS-aligned units in narrative, opinion and information writing, then, bears the stamp of both the Common Core and of thirty-five years of research and development. This unit contains A Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop, Four Units of Study (Small Moments, Nonfiction Chapter Books, Writing Reviews, and From Scenes to Series) , a book of If..Then..curricular plans, an Assessment Guide, Resources CD, and accompanying Trade Book pack. 
Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing--Grade 2 Lucy Calkins with Colleagues from the Reading and Writing Project For decades now, the Reading and Writing Project has been piloting, refining, adapting, and developing a K-8 system of writing instruction. Many of The Reading and Writing Project’s ideas on teaching writing have been, from the start, a part of the Common Core, but the Common Core also issued new challenges—ones that The Reading and Writing Project began working towards when the Common Core was just a whiff of a draft. This sequence of CCSS-aligned units in narrative, opinion and information writing, then, bears the stamp of both the Common Core and of thirty-five years of research and development. This unit contains A Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop, Four Units of Study (Lessons from the Masters, Lab Reports and Science Books, Writing About Reading, and Poetry) , a book of If..Then..curricular plans, an Assessment Guide, Resources CD, and accompanying Trade Book pack. 
Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing--Grade 3 Lucy Calkins with Colleagues from the Reading and Writing Project For decades now, the Reading and Writing Project has been piloting, refining, adapting, and developing a K-8 system of writing instruction. Many of The Reading and Writing Project’s ideas on teaching writing have been, from the start, a part of the Common Core, but the Common Core also issued new challenges—ones that The Reading and Writing Project began working towards when the Common Core was just a whiff of a draft. This sequence of CCSS-aligned units in narrative, opinion and information writing, then, bears the stamp of both the Common Core and of thirty-five years of research and development. This unit contains A Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop, Four Units of Study (Crafting True Stories, The Art of Information Writing, Changing the World, and Once Upon a Time) , a book of If..Then..curricular plans, an Assessment Guide, Resources CD, and accompanying Trade Book pack. 
Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing--Grade 4 Lucy Calkins with Colleagues from the Reading and Writing Project For decades now, the Reading and Writing Project has been piloting, refining, adapting, and developing a K-8 system of writing instruction. Many of The Reading and Writing Project’s ideas on teaching writing have been, from the start, a part of the Common Core, but the Common Core also issued new challenges—ones that The Reading and Writing Project began working towards when the Common Core was just a whiff of a draft. This sequence of CCSS-aligned units in narrative, opinion and information writing, then, bears the stamp of both the Common Core and of thirty-five years of research and development. This unit contains A Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop, Four Units of Study (The Arc of Story, Boxes and Bullets, Bringing History to Life, and The Literary Essay) , a book of If..Then..curricular plans, an Assessment Guide, Resources CD, and accompanying Trade Book pack. 
Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing--Grade 5 Lucy Calkins with Colleagues from the Reading and Writing Project For decades now, the Reading and Writing Project has been piloting, refining, adapting, and developing a K-8 system of writing instruction. Many of The Reading and Writing Project’s ideas on teaching writing have been, from the start, a part of the Common Core, but the Common Core also issued new challenges—ones that The Reading and Writing Project began working towards when the Common Core was just a whiff of a draft. This sequence of CCSS-aligned units in narrative, opinion and information writing, then, bears the stamp of both the Common Core and of thirty-five years of research and development. This unit contains A Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop, Four Units of Study (Narrative Craft, The Lens of History, Shaping Texts, and The Research-Based Argument Essay) , a book of If..Then..curricular plans, an Assessment Guide, Resources CD, and accompanying Trade Book pack. 
Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing--Grade K Lucy Calkins with Colleagues from the Reading and Writing Project For decades now, the Reading and Writing Project has been piloting, refining, adapting, and developing a K-8 system of writing instruction. Many of The Reading and Writing Project’s ideas on teaching writing have been, from the start, a part of the Common Core, but the Common Core also issued new challenges—ones that The Reading and Writing Project began working towards when the Common Core was just a whiff of a draft. This sequence of CCSS-aligned units in narrative, opinion and information writing, then, bears the stamp of both the Common Core and of thirty-five years of research and development. This unit contains A Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop, Four Units of Study (Launching the Writing Workshop, Writing for Readers, How-To Books, and Persuasive Writing of All Kinds) , a book of If..Then..curricular plans, an Assessment Guide, Resources CD, and accompanying Trade Book pack. 
What a Writer Needs Ralph Fletcher This is the ultimate guide for writers and teachers on key elements of writing such as vivid details, compelling voice, engaging leads and endings. In this second edition, Ralph adds new chapters on nonfiction and revision and updates his handpicked booklists of mentor texts. 
When English Language Learners Write Katharine Davies Samway This book helps you connect the latest thinking on ELLs and language acquisition to your everyday practices. Samway helps you understand numerous important factors affecting non-native writers. 
When Writers Read Jane Hansen This second edition is organized around five concepts that are central to an effective writing-reading program: voices, decisions, time, response, and self-discipline. 
Working with English Language Learners Stephen Cary The author answers the ten most frequent and most problematic questions about English language learners with essential information, ready-to-use ideas, and helpful new professional development supports. 
Write Like This--Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts Kelly Gallagher Kelly emphasizes real-world writing purposes, the kind of writing he wants his students to be doing twenty years from now. Each chapter focuses on a specific discourse: express and reflect, inform and explain, evaluate and judge, inquire and explore, analyze and interpret, and take a stand/propose a solution. In teaching these lessons, Kelly provides mentor texts, student writing samples, and numerous assignments and strategies proven to elevate student writing. 
Writer's Notebook Ralph Fletcher A writer's notebook gives you a place to live like a writer, not just in school during writing time, but wherever you are, at any time of day. 
Writer's Workout Book Art Peterson This book is filled with dozens of engaging exercises to help writers develop sharp observations, arresting specifics, spirited argument, and much more. 
Writing Circles Jim Vopat Vogat helps you get started with circles and shows how they can help you achieve instructional goals. He includes step-by-step guidance for implementation and assessment, activities that make management smooth, and mini-lessons that scaffold growth in skills, topic selection, and craft. 
Writing Essentials, Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching Regie Routman This book demonstrates practical, easy-to-do strategies that turn your writing instruction practices into best practices. 
Writing Fiction: Big Dreams, Tall Ambitions (Grades 3-5) (Part 4) Lucy Calkins and M. Colleen Cruz This is the fourth book in a series. After students spend a month writing essays, they'll be eager to return to the land of narrative writing, especially if they are finally, at long last, able to write what students want most to write: fiction. This book contains everything you need for such a unit. (This is a resource CD.) 
Writing from Sources Brenda Spatt Used successfully by tens of thousands of instructors and students in six previous editions, Writing From Sources focuses on what is at the heart of all academic writing, equipping students with the skills they need to adapt source materials confidently and effectively into their own papers. This book provides detailed coverage of every aspect of both the research and the writing processes. 
Writing in the Content Areas Amy Benjamin This book is for middle and high school content area teachers who assign essays, term papers, lab reports, and other writing tasks to their students. In concise and clear subject area language, this book provides strategies and tips to help teachers of social studies, science, art, etc. improve the quality of their students’ writing and apply national and state curriculum standards in their classrooms. 
Writing Next Steve Graham and Dolores Perin Read this report to Carnegie Corporation of New York on the effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high schools. (2 copies) 
Writing to the Standards Kathy Kirk Kathy Kirk, teacher, journalist, and professional writer, developed this easy-to-use workbook to help students with a wide range of abilities to develop a curiosity to learn and express themselves well in writing. This book will encourage students to expand their skills while meeting the state established education standards and reform. It will explore specific writing traits with activities focused on real world applications. 
Writing Toward Home Georgia Heard Georgia will inspire you to write toward the most fundamental aspect of yourself--the place you call home, whether past, present, or future. 
Writing Workshop, The Essential Guide Ralph Fletcher and JoAnn Portalupi As a practical book, it provides everything a teacher needs to get the writing workshop up and running. (3 copies) 
Writing Workshop, Working Through the Hard Parts (And They're All Hard Parts) Katie Wood Ray with Lester L. Laminack This is a practical, comprehensive, and illuminating guide to support both new and experienced teachers. While every aspect of writing workshop is geared to support children learning to write, this kind of teaching is often challenging because what writers really do is engage in a complex, multi-layered, slippery process to produce texts. The book confronts the challenge of this teaching head-on with chapters on all aspects of the writing workshop. 
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