The Write Voice is a comprehensive approach to
teaching writing that deals not only with style, but also with strategies for
finding inspiration and handy tools that young writers can use to write well. This
remarkable resource explores how teachers can use rich engaging writing prompts
to help students develop their writing voice and make even the most meaningful
writer begin to write with pizazz and flare.
The Write Voice is organised around seven strategies,
with appropriate prompts, that encourage students to recognise and seek
The book argues for routines that involve students in
finding the voice in the writing of other and recognising the power of the
written word. It illustrates countless effective ways students can experiment
with their own voice, engage in robust conversations about their writing and
that of their peers, and set personal goals as writers. It also addresses the
importance of mentoring, setting success criteria and establishing consistent
peer and teacher feedback.