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By Mary Ann Smith,Sherry Seale Swain

Many writing lecturers are seeking a greater strategy to flip scholar writing into instructing and studying possibilities with no being beaten lower than the burden of pupil papers. This publication introduces a rubric designed by means of the nationwide Writing Project—the Analytic Writing Continuum (AWC)—that is making its method into school rooms around the state in any respect grade degrees. The authors use pattern pupil writing and a number of lecture room situations to demonstrate how academics have tailored this versatile instrument to satisfy the wishes in their scholars, together with utilizing the AWC to coach revision, supply suggestions, direct peer-to-peer reaction teams, and function a formative review consultant. This source additionally discusses the best way to organize an area scoring consultation and the way to exploit the AWC in expert development.

Book Features:

  • Introduces lecturers to a strong evaluate process and educating device to help scholar writing achievement.
  • Offers a diagnostic instrument for steering scholars towards a typical knowing of the characteristics of fine writing.
  • Provides rules for assisting scholars study from types and provides effective suggestions to peers.
  • Illustrates how one can modify the AWC to varied grade degrees and assorted instructing goals.

“Smith and Swain show how the Analytic Writing Continuum evaluation instrument can be utilized as a catalyst for a deeper realizing of writing and a resource for a typical language for educating and studying writing. i might suggest this ebook to all focused on the method of English language arts curriculum and instruction.”
Jessica Early, Arizona kingdom University

“As a instructor of numerous scholars in myriad grades, i have came upon the Analytic Writing Continuum to be a useful software. when you train writing, you would like this book!”
Bob Crongeyer, codirector, quarter three Writing venture at UC Davis

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