Prompted to Write
On-Demand Lessons for Strengthening Writing and Literacy Skills Across the Curriculum Grades 6-12
By (author) Meredith Pike-Baky
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Prompted to Write by Meredith Pike-Baky
Book Description"Prompted to Write" offers help for teachers who are preparing their students for "high stakes" writing tests. This book features fifteen in-depth and reproducible lesson units to help students develop proficiency in crafting essays in all subjects, building their vocabulary and reading comprehension skills, and assessing the quality of their written work. The lessons cover a variety of essay genres and are useful in preparing students for state-mandated writing tests, school entrance and exit exams, and the SAT. Each lesson includes guided pre-writing and planning activities and concludes with a timed writing task (complete with a revision/edition checklist) and a customized scoring guide. Student writing samples are provided along with extensive instructional and assessment guidance.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787974572
(281mm x 222mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Many books consider the technical skills of writing, but few address issues of fluency - how to help students write with ease on a variety of topics. Even when students understand drafting and revision, they often stall when confronted with a writing task, feeling they lack ideas or language, or have nothing to say.
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Author Biography - 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.
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