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Writing across the curriculum in middle and high schools

by Rhoda J. Maxwell

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Interdisciplinary approach in education.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRhoda J. Maxwell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1631 .M3936 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1269340M
    ISBN 100205153259
    LC Control Number95000456

    Writing: A writing workshop curriculum is used across grades to explicitly teach writing standards and strategies. Writing is assessed and student progress is tracked through pre- and post-unit assessments. Instruction takes the form of mini-lessons, with teacher modeling and student practice included. The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) equips teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers. Using the four language arts—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—IEW methods have been proven to be effective for students of all ages and levels of.

    My parents did not use any particular writing program, but simply assigned a few papers over the course of my middle school years and in early high school. I remember writing 5 pages about the causes of the Civil War and a report about the state of Georgia. Holly second children's book is coming out soon, and you can read about her first book and all her amazing math & writing across the curriculum ideas at her website Making Mathematicians. She's also the NNWP Consultant who sought out lessons for our NumberFix page.

    I’m not sure about home school curriculum but I am a 9th grade English teacher at our local high school. Here’s a list of the works we read and the topics we cover: Romeo and Juliet, To Kill a Mockingbird, Animal Farm, Children of Willesden Lane, Shoeless Joe, The Gift of the Magi, The Scarlet Ibis, Thank You M’am, library database research and writing a research paper, literary analysis. Discussions and demonstrations focus on the study of author’s craft, book art, writing styles and the importance of providing self-selection in the classroom. Practical suggestions for active engagement and independent and group activities using literature, oral and written composing across the curriculum are also examined during this course.


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