Writing across the Curriculum in Secondary Classrooms

Writing across the Curriculum in Secondary Classrooms : Teaching from a Diverse Perspective

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Appropriate for use as a core text for secondary writing methods courses that emphasize writing and learning across the curriculum. It is especially useful in courses using a style book as a supplement. It can also be used as a core text for the National Writing Project sites.This book is a collection of contributed articles on the subject of how to teach writing effectively across the curriculum in secondary, multicultural classrooms. The classroom teachers and other educational professionals who have written these articles offer a wealth of varied perspectives and practical suggestions for involving students in the use of writing as a tool for thinking. Any secondary teacher wishing to incorporate writing across the curriculum into her/his classroom will find this book an invaluable resource.show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 187.96 x 228.6 x 7.62mm | 340.19g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130224898
  • 9780130224897

Table of contents

I. WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM: MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE. 1. Promoting Literacy in Science Class, by Paula Bachman-Williams. 2. Math and Science in My English Class? Why Not?, by Anne-Marie Hall. 3. Writing in a Law-Related English Class, Carl Johannesson 4. Using Writing for Political Awareness`, by David Bachman-Williams. II. WRITING TO LEARN. 5. La Voz Liberada: Writing to Learn in a Sheltered English Class, by Salvador Gabaldon. 6. Writing to Learn as a Way of Making Sense of the World, by MaryCarman E. Cruz. 7. Real Live Audiences for Real Live Communication: Writing to Learn and the Possibilities of Technology, by Loraine Chapman. 8. A Writing Teacher Learns, by Michael Robinson. III. WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM. 9. "Forever on the Morning Wind:" Expanding the Canon of American Literature, by Edith Baker. 10. Place Poetry: A Form of Self-Expression, by Amy Rusk-Foushee. 11. Perspectives on the Three Voices Narrative, by Carl C. Anderson. IV. WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM: PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES. 12. Bridging the Gaps and Spaces among Learners in a Writing-to-Learn Classroom, by Harriet Arzu Scarborough. 13. Making the Transition from High School to University Writing across the Curriculum, by Yvonne Merrill. 14. Rearranging Desks, by Alyson Isabel Whyte. Index.show more

About Harriet Arzu Scarborough

HARRIET ARZU SCARBOROUGH has taught middle school and high school language arts. She is now the high school language arts coordinator for Tucson Unified School District in Tucson, Arizona, and teaches methodology courses for preservice secondary teachers at the University of Arizona. Scarborough is the author of many journal articles and has made numerous presentations locally and nationally on teaching and learning in secondary schools as well s on diversity issues.show more

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