Guiding K-3 Writers to Independence by Patricia L ScharerGuiding K-3 Writers to Independence by Patricia L Scharer

Guiding K-3 Writers to Independence

byPatricia L Scharer, Gay Su Pinnell

Paperback | July 1, 2008

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In this breakthrough book, internationally respected literacy researchers Gay Pinnell and Pat Scharer introduce us to community writing, which centers on the relationship between group writing, such as shared and interactive writing and children's own independent writing development ?? Key essentials the authors show teachers include: ?? How to help young writers ?own? their topics; children write best when their writing is based on authentic topics of their choice?ideas, stories, and events that are real for them ?? How to use quality children's literature to support your teaching; the authors demonstrate the importance of reading quality books to children in ways that invite children's thoughts, questions, and observations before, during, and after the reading. Conversations about books help children learn about the writer's craft ?? How to teach writing all day long ?beyond the writer's workshop; children learn about writing in a range of instructional contexts each day
PATRICIA L. SCHARER is a Professor of Education at Ohio State University and a trainer with OSU's Literacy Collaborative. Her research interests include early literacy development, phonics and word study, and the role of children's literature to foster both literary development and literacy achievement. Her research has been published ...
Title:Guiding K-3 Writers to IndependenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 10.93 × 8.48 × 0.68 inPublished:July 1, 2008Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0439884497

ISBN - 13:9780439884495

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