The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day: 180 Reproducible Prompts and Quick-Writes for the Secondary Classroom, Dec/2009
|Author(s)||Mary Ellen Ledbetter|
|Year Publish||2009 December|
Classroom-tested methods for boosting secondary students' writing skills
The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers teachers, homeschoolers, and parents 180 ready-to-use, reproducible activities that enhance writing skills in secondary students. Based on Ledbetter's extensive experience consulting to language arts teachers and school districts across the country, the classroom-tested activities included in this book teach students key literary and writing terms like allegory, elaboration, irony, personification, propaganda, voice, and more--and provide them with engaging examples that serve as models for their own Quick Writes.
- Contains writing prompts and sample passages in student-friendly language that connects abstract literary concepts to students' own lives
- Written by popular workshop presenter and veteran educator Mary Ellen Ledbetter
- Offers a user-friendly, value-packed resource for teaching writing skills
Designed for English language arts teachers in grades 6-12, tutors, parents, learning specialists, homeschoolers, and consultants.
About The Author:
Mary Ellen Ledbetter, M.A., is a noted presenter and educational consultant specializing in boosting language arts skills in K–12 students. She has extensive teaching experience in public schools as well as at the college level. Her previous books include Ready-To-Use English Workshop Activities and Writing Portfolio Activities Kit, both from Jossey-Bass, and she is the author of number of popular self-published works including Something for Every Day, All About Me, and You Say—I Say.