Prompted to Write

Prompted to Write : Building On-Demand Writing Skills, Grades 6-12

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  • Electronic book text
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
  • United States
  • 1st edition
  • 9780470492802

About Meredith Pike-Baky

Meredith Pike-Baky is a curriculum and assessment coordinator for Education Task Force, a consortium of twelve K-14 school districts in Marin County, California. A textbook author and teacher educator, she teaches and conducts teacher workshops for the Bay Area Writing Project. Gerald Fleming is an award-winning teacher who has taught in the San Francisco Public Schools for over thirty years. He teaches secondary English, social studies, and journalism and also teaches curriculum and instruction at the University of San Francisco.show more

Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. The Authors. PART ONE: INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESS. 1. Bridging the Testing/Teaching Gap. 2. The Prompted to Write Model: Preparing Students to Do Their Best. 3. Understanding and Teaching the Lessons. 4. Weaving the Lessons into a Year-Long Writing Program. 5. Evaluating Student Writing (and Teaching Students to Score). 6. Using the Prompts in Larger-Scale Writing Assessments. 7. Learning from the Assessment Process. PART TWO: THE LESSONS. Writing to Discover and Reveal. 1. A Personal Oasis. 2. A Childhood Passion. 3. Something About Me You May Not Know. 4. Something I'll Never Forget. 5. House on Fire. 6. A Personal Hero. 7. Lucky Breaks. 8. Responding to "Boar Out There". 9. Responding to "The Cormorant's Tale". 10. Here's Something Cool! Writing to Support a Claim. 11. Junk Food Lunches? 12. Key to Success. 13. A School Improvement. 14. Unlikely Thieves. 15. Time to Go Alternative? Appendixes. A. Student Exemplars. B. Narrative Writing Strategies. C. Persuasive Writing Pitfalls. D. Writing Sample Form. E. Batch Sheet Form. F. Bibliography. Index.show more

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