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Powerful Writing Structures

Brain Pocket Strategies for Supporting a Year-Long Writing Program

Adrienne Gear (author)

ISBN: 9781551383446

Publication Date: Feb 2020

Format: Paperback

Uses thinking structures to deepen student writing. The book revolves around "brain pockets" to help students appreciate the qualities of different writing forms. Some powerful examples include memory pockets for personal narrative writing, fact pockets for nonfiction, and imagination pockets for story writing.
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This timely book uses thinking structures to deepen student writing. It revolves around "brain pockets" to help students appreciate the qualities of different writing forms. Some powerful examples include memory pockets for personal narrative writing, fact pockets for nonfiction, and imagination pockets for story writing. Detailed lesson plans are featured along with sample anchor books and book lists. Based on extensive classroom testing, student samples throughout the book illustrate this unique approach to teaching writing. Suggestions for setting up an effective writing program and assessment tips for guiding instruction complete this comprehensive approach to developing a year-long writing program.
Pages 160
Date Published 28 Feb 2020
Publisher Pembroke Publishers
Subject/s Education   Literacy  
Adrienne Gear has been teaching in Vancouver for more than twenty-five years. She remains grounded in classrooms, as well as providing workshops, demonstration lessons, and leadership training to teachers throughout North America. Her international experience includes speaking in the U.S., U.K., Australia, and Sweden. Passionate about literacy and learning, Adrienne is the author of the popular POWER series on reading and writing instruction. Adrienne lives in Vancouver with her husband and two sons.

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