The Writing-Rich High School Classroom

Engaging Students in the Writing Workshop

Jennifer Berne

November 18, 2008
ISBN 9781606230237
Price: $32.00
166 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
bookProfessors: request an exam copy

This unique resource gives teachers everything they need to set up and manage a successful writing workshop in a high school classroom. By creating a classroom centered on writing, the workshop approach helps students develop skills and strategies for mastering numerous writing tasks and genres. After introducing the workshop's fundamental principles and methods, the book explains how to guide students through the entire writing process, from planning and drafting to revising, giving and receiving feedback, editing, and publishing their work. Guidelines for valid, reliable assessment and evaluation of student work are included. Enhancing the book's utility are numerous tables, figures, and “How's it done?” boxes that offer classroom-tested tools and tips.