Hawker Brownlow Education

How Do I Get Them to Write? Explore the Reading-Writing Connection Using Freewriting and Mentor Texts to Motivate and Empower Students

Author: Karen Filewych

Availability: In Stock

Code: PBP8474

ISBN: 9781760568474

No of Pages: 160

Publish date: 22/10/2018

Price: $32.95


How Do I Get Them to Write? Investigates the vital connection between
reading and writing. This remarkable book argues that reading, writing and the
inevitable discussions that follow lead students to appreciate the experiences
of others, open their minds to new possibilities, gain a glimpse into unknown worlds,
make connections to their own live and reflect on their own choices and

This practical resource shows teachers simple ways to inspire
students to learn to write and write to learn. Teachers will discover how to:

  • structure their English program

  • establish writing groups

  • make assessment manageable

  • use mentor texts to teach the skills of

  • teach freewriting, journal, narrative and
    transactional writing

  • create engaging poetry units and author

  • engage emergent writers in Foundation Year
    and Year 1

  • assist English as an Additional Language
    or Dialect (EAL/D) learners and reluctant writers

  • create an environment where students enjoy
    putting pencil to paper or fingers to keyboard.

How Do I Get Them to Write? is committed to helping teachers get all
students writing regardless of their attitudes or their current abilities.
Based on the premise that all students can learn to write with appropriate
teaching, modelling and practice, this is an ideal resource for teachers who
love writing as well as for those who find it a challenging process.