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    Craft Lessons Second Edition (Paperback) By (author) Ralph Fletcher, By (author) JoAnn Portalupi

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    DescriptionSince its publication in 1998 "Craft Lessons" has become a mainstay of writing teachers, both new and experienced. Readers value the pithy, practical lessons--each printed on one page--and appreciate the instructional language geared to three grade-level groupings: K-2, 3-4, and 5-8.In the decade since "Craft Lessons"' publication the world has changed in many ways, yet one thing has remained constant: teachers continue to feel starved for time. With new curriculum mandates, daily specials, "pull-outs," and precious time devoted to test preparation, the situation has never been worse, and the need for a succinct resource like "Craft Lessons" has never been greater. The features that made "Craft Lessons" so valuable have been augmented. This edition includes: Seventeen brand new craft lessons; many based on veteran teachers' observations about typical student writing. Revisions to other craft lessons: model texts that have gone out of print have been replaced with current titles, and the resource materials sections have been expanded.New thinking about teaching elements of craft and the reading-writing connection.Two new indexes: a handy subject index to make it easier to find specific craft lessons, and an index that shows how these craft lessons can be integrated into Ralph and JoAnn's curriculum resource on the "qualities of writing"--Ideas, Design, Language, and Presentation. The 95 lessons in this book provide a wealth of information for teaching leads, character, endings, stronger verbs, and much more. This new edition reestablishes "Craft Lessons" as the crucial "desert island book" for harried writing teachers everywhere.

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    Craft Lessons Second Edition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ralph Fletcher, By (author) JoAnn Portalupi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    ISBN 13: 9781571107060
    ISBN 10: 1571107061

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    BIC subject category V2: JNLB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: JNK
    DC21: 372.623044
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    DC22: 372.623044
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029050, EDU046000
    B&T Approval Code: A37347000
    BIC subject category V2: JNKH
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A23250000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000, EDU010000
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    DC22: 372.62/3044
    LC classification: LB1576 .F476 2007
    Thema V1.0: JNLB, JNKH
    Stenhouse Publishers
    Imprint name
    Stenhouse Publishers
    Publication date
    10 December 2007
    Publication City/Country
    York, Maine