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    DescriptionMiddle schoolers can be the masters of disengagement. Recognizing that all students, adept and struggling writers alike, lose steam at times and need a revitalizing jump start, Christopher Lehman offers effective, developmentally-appropriate fixes for addressing situations that frequently sidetrack or distract adolescent writers. Organized as a practical on-the-go teaching reference, the first four chapters offer strategies for counteracting commonplace situations that can regularly spring up and disengage middle school writers such as: - writers who seem to have an almost "allergic" reaction to the writing process - writers who "cannot possibly find anything to write about" - writers who "talk, talk, talk the writing time away" - writers who need constant approval before moving on. The final chapter offers an inquiry-based study guide that supports teachers in collaborating on and customizing strategies for reviving the disengaged writers in their learning communities. "A Quick Guide to Reviving Disengaged Writers" is part of the "Workshop Help Desk" series. About the "Workshop Help Desk" series The "Workshop Help Desk "series is designed for teachers who believe in workshop teaching and who have already rolled up their sleeves enough to have encountered the predictable challenges. If you've struggled to get around quickly enough to help all your students, if you've wondered how to tweak your teaching to make it more effective and lasting, if you've needed to adapt your teaching for English learners, if you've struggled to teach grammar or nonfiction writing or test prep...if you've faced these and other specific, pressing challenges, then this series is for you. Provided in a compact 5" x 7" format, the "Workshop Help Desk" series offers pocket-sized professional development. For a comprehensive overview of the Units of Study for Teaching Writing series, including sample minilessons, sample videos, overview presentations, frequently asked questions, and information on the companion principal's guide and the Workshop Help Desk series visit unitsofstudy.com.


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    Title
    A Quick Guide to Reviving Disengaged Writers, 5-8
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Lehman, Edited by Lucy Calkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 78
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 181 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 95 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780325042800
    ISBN 10: 0325042802
    Classifications

    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
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JNU
    DC22: 372.623
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    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
    B&T Approval Code: A21800000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 372.623
    BISAC V2.8: EDU010000
    DC22: 372.62/3
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    LC classification: LB1576 .L376 2011
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029080
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    Publisher
    Heinemann Educational Books
    Imprint name
    Heinemann Educational Books
    Publication date
    22 July 2011