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Designing writing assignments / Traci Gardner.

By: Gardner, Traci.
Contributor(s): National Council of Teachers of English.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, c2008Description: xii, 109 p. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780814110850 (pbk.); 0814110851 (pbk.).Subject(s): English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching -- United States | English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States
Contents:
The essentials of an effective writing assignment -- Putting beliefs into practice -- Designing writing assignments -- Defining new tasks for standard writing activities -- Preparing for standardized testing -- More writing assignment resources -- Appendix : NCTE beliefs about the teaching of writing.
Summary: Effective student writing begins with well-designed classroom assignments. In Designing Writing Assignments, veteran educator Traci Gardner offers practical ways for teachers to develop assignments that will allow students to express their creativity and grow as writers and thinkers while still addressing the many demands of resource-stretched classrooms.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-107)

The essentials of an effective writing assignment -- Putting beliefs into practice -- Designing writing assignments -- Defining new tasks for standard writing activities -- Preparing for standardized testing -- More writing assignment resources -- Appendix : NCTE beliefs about the teaching of writing.

Effective student writing begins with well-designed classroom assignments. In Designing Writing Assignments, veteran educator Traci Gardner offers practical ways for teachers to develop assignments that will allow students to express their creativity and grow as writers and thinkers while still addressing the many demands of resource-stretched classrooms.

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