Thinking Through Genre

Thinking Through Genre

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Supports English teachers who seek to engage their students in genre studies in the reading and writing workshop. The book profiles six different units of study: memoir, feature article, editorial, short story, fairy tale, and response to literature. Each study is set in an individual fifth-through tenth-grade classroom and is described from its theoretical foundations, through the planning for the specific needs of the students, to the teaching, and finally evaluation.See also assessment defined, 18 editorial reading workshop, 1 50 editorial writing workshop, 1 50-5 1 fairy tales reading ... 272 response to literature, 266 rubrics, 271-76 short stories reading workshop, 192-94 short stories writing workshop, 1 94 ... message to, 217-19 connecting to meaning of, 41-43 in memoir, 30-32 understanding meaning of, 38-41 expository text. ... See also fairy tales; short stories memoir written as, 66 fishbowls, 88-92 five-paragraph essays, 244, 249 Fletcher, anbsp;...

Title:Thinking Through Genre
Author:Heather Lattimer
Publisher:Stenhouse Pub - 2003-01-01


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