Prompted to Write by Meredith Pike-Baky
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Prompted to Write
By Meredith Pike-Baky

Prompted to Write

On-Demand Lessons for Strengthening Writing and Literacy Skills Across the Curriculum Grades 6-12

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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 Details

ISBN: 9780787974572
ISBN-10: 0787974579
Format: Paperback
(281mm x 222mm x 13mm)
Pages: 208
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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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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