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Levitt, Marc Joel
Putting everyday life on the page : inspiring students to write, grades 2-7 / Marc Levitt
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1576 .L498 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
Creative writing (Elementary education)
Creative writing (Middle school)
Physical Description xiii, 110 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes index
Contents Beginnings: Getting the audience to pay attention -- Sequential thinking: teaching students to think logically and make story sense -- Observation, description, and colorful language: Encouraging sensitivity to detail and observational intelligence -- Finding and using characters: Using what you know to create memorable characters -- Finding and using place: Discussing the role of place in writing -- Motivating students: Writing across disciplines, genres, classroom boundaries, and into the world! -- Grammatical convention: Teaching the grammar basics of paragraphs, sentences, commas, and periods -- Encouraging a culture of writing in your classroom: Creating a writer's studio and salon -- Endings: Putting a period on a story means more than a period!

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