Download e-book for kindle: Close Writing by Paula Bourque

By Paula Bourque

How heavily do your scholars learn their writing? What are the consequences in case you do and people who don’t?
in the course of her paintings in study rooms, literacy trainer Paula Bourque spotted that scholars who learn their very own writing heavily are engaged of their paintings, write fluently, may be able to produce long drafts, and comprise instructing issues from mini-lessons into the day’s writing.
during this accomplished ebook, Paula exhibits you that it doesn't matter what constructions or classes you utilize on your writing lecture room, the innovations in Close Writing can assist you're making those higher via growing scholar writers who're extra conscious of what powerful writing seems like, who care approximately what they write, and who take possession and accountability for his or her progress as writers.
Paula argues key point in shut writing is learning to appear and looking out to learn through heavily interpreting our personal writing. rather than concentrating on the mechanics in their writing, she encourages scholars to learn their phrases for knowing, readability, and the influence they are going to have on an viewers. She urges them to acknowledge their behavior and their ways to writing and to construct upon them.
Close Writing is predicated on learn and strategies which are trustworthy and legitimate most sensible practices, however it won't prescribe classes or buildings. It grants a peek inside of study rooms the place academics similar to you're operating with budding authors similar to yours. Paula additionally presents concerns for ELL writers, in addition to a bit of interviews with authors. She stocks an intensive reference/resource consultant, and a better half site with scholars’ paintings samples, reproducibles and templates, and video clips of lecture room writing classes around out this must-have resource. 

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