Teaching the Basics From the Ground Up
Paperback with reproducibles
Each chapter contains easy-to-incorporate lessons with tips for teaching specific concepts that range from prewriting exercises to revising and editing to celebrating the final product. Included are a wide range of innovative approaches such as picturing and "acting out" an essay, devising a winning format for a topic sentence, and using scattergrams to turn brainstorming into constructive outlines. Throughout the book are suggestions for marking text effectively.
8½" x 11"