How do we make writing meaningful to students? This remarkable
book brings together a leading educator and a popular young-adult novelist in a
refreshing approach to helping students in Years 3–9 become more powerful
In The Write Genre,
teachers will find hands-on activities that focus on all stages of the writing
process, with teacher-directed assignments and opportunities for
student-selected writing lessons that emphasise writing to learn.
Organised around six writing genres, this practical book offers
more than fifty mini-lessons to develop specific skills that can help students
write effective fiction and nonfiction:
This comprehensive handbook includes chapters that review the
writing process and writing workshop, and feature rubrics for instruction and
assessment. For easy classroom implementation, the key elements if many
mini-lessons are also presented in reproducible pages: frameworks, organisers,
prompts, checklists and grids.
The Write Genre shows teachers how to help students build
the skills they need to become more confident, successful writers.