Books That Teach Kids to Write

Author: Marianne Saccardi
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598844512
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book provides a wealth of read-aloud titles and related activities that provide busy teachers with the tools to help students in grades K–12 become successful writers. * Includes 14 reproducible sheets that help students practice the skills described in the book * Provides extensive bibliographies and references to all the nearly 400 books discussed * Contains an index that enables teachers to readily access different topics * Presents quotes and advice from 25 experts in the field

If You re Trying to Teach Kids how to Write You ve Gotta Have this Book

Author: Marjorie Frank
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780865303171
Format: PDF, ePub
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Updated for the 90s with all-new chapters on revising and editing, using writing portfolios in the classroom, and assessing student growth, this is "the" one-stop manual for understanding and working with the writing process, find fresh ideas for starting specific activities, and solving writing problems.

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Author: Siegfried Engelmann
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671631985
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It’s a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here—no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions—just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.

Zing Seven Creativity Practices for Educators and Students

Author: Pat Mora
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452271429
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Cultivate your own creativity and the creative potential of all your students! Inventive teaching is an art form that enriches lives and transforms teachers and students. This beautifully written guide offers seven powerful practices for personal creativity and professional inventiveness. For each practice, author Pat Mora proposes a symbol and presents parallel exercises for teachers and students. Evocatively written in the form of letters to teachers and librarians, this book: Helps educators access their creative selves and, in the process, become better teachers Nurtures students in expressing themselves through writing and other creative pursuits Includes activities at the end of each chapter

Teaching Children to Write

Author: Daniel R. Meier
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807770801
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In his latest book, Daniel Meier highlights the critical importance of integrating content and mechanics for successful and engaged writing at the K–4 level. Featuring the teaching philosophies and strategies of seven exemplary teachers, and a discussion of relevant research and theory, Meier provides a fresh, practical, and much-needed perspective on making writing meaningful and effective in the current standards-based era. Written by an experienced teacher and researcher, this book will be of interest to both new and veteran teachers, As well as curriculum coordinators, literacy coaches, and researchers on writing.

The Everything Guide to Writing Children s Books

Author: Luke Wallin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440505500
Format: PDF, ePub
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Writing for kids is fun and rewarding--if you can break into the fiercely competitive world of children's book publishing. With this guide, you'll learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher. Whether you have a basic idea or a manuscript ready to go, you'll find all you need to build a successful career as a children's book author. This clear and concise guide helps you: Formulate an original idea, create an outline, and write the book Learn the basics of children's storytelling, from point of view to story pacing Find helpful writing workshops and conferences Design a winning book proposal, get an agent, and negotiate a contract Create a marketing and publicity plan Use professional and social networking sites to promote your book Full of eye-opening insider information and invaluable writing advice, this book should be on every aspiring author's bookshelf!

Yes You Can Learn How to Write Children s Books Get Them Published and Build a Successful Writing Career

Author: Nancy I. Sanders
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781481176521
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In this ground-breaking book, bestselling and award-winning children's author Nancy I. Sanders shares insider's tips and explains the secrets to landing a contract BEFORE you write your manuscript--even if you're an inexperienced or unpublished children's writer. Whether you're just starting out or have numerous published credits to your name, Nancy teaches you how to manage your time and focus your energies so that you are writing each day with purpose in order to get published, earn an income, and satisfy your personal fulfillment as a writer. Follow Nancy's step-by-step instructions, and you, too, can establish the foundation for building a successful career as a children's writer. Yes! You Can.

Look at my book

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Publisher:
ISBN: 9780439699983
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provides ideas and simple directions for writing, illustrating, designing, and binding books.

The Writer s Guide to Crafting Stories for Children

Author: Nancy Lamb
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781582970523
Format: PDF, Docs
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Create Unforgettable Stories for Kids! &break;&break;You dream of writing stories that children respond to–the kind they come back to again and again. Nancy Lamb can help you achieve that dream. She mixes insightful advice for mastering storytelling with dozens of examples that illustrate a variety of plot-building techniques. &break;&break;Nancy's instruction covers everything from format and content to setting and characterization. She also draws from a range of children's classics, including Where the Wild Things Are, Charlotte's Web and Bridge to Tarabithia to explore and illuminate the unique nature of children's literature. &break;&break;Nancy also shares writing tips and tricks accumulated through years of successful storytelling–invaluable advice for crafting fiction that resonates with children of all ages, from 4 to 14 and beyond.