Writing, 20th Anniversary Ed Teachers and Children at Work

ISBN-10: 0325005257
ISBN-13: 9780325005256
Edition: 20th 2003 (Anniversary)
Authors: Donald H. Graves
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List price: $41.88
Edition: 20th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 1/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Twenty years after Don Graves first guided you to new, more effective, and more professionally satisfying practices, Heinemann celebrates his continuing influence with a special Twentieth-Anniversary Edition of Writing, the book that revolutionized writing instruction. "Children still want to writeif we let them. These words are just as true now as they were twenty years ago," writes the master educator-researcher. In his new preface to his landmark book, Graves deepens your understanding of Writing's importance as he assesses its impact. Also new to this edition is an afterword by Mary Ellen Giacobbe who recounts not only the transformation that Graves' research made in her classroom, but also his ongoing influence on her own literacy research. And, of course, there's the classic text itself, a touchstone for all writing and literacy teaching. Writing establishes the crucial, reflexive relationship between reading and writing. Plus it gives you the tools you need to incorporate writing into your daily lesson planning by taking you inside real classrooms to watch as children work with their teachers to build literacy skills. Filled with inspiring, straightforward prose and backed by extensive classroom research, Writing not only launched an education revolution, it also began a twenty-year mentorship between Graves and hundreds of thousands of teachers looking for ways to improve their practice and their students' education. For 20 years Don Graves has guided you in developing a lifelong love of writing and reading in your students. Now join Heinemann in celebrating his lasting achievement with Writing: Teachers & Children at Work, Twentieth-Anniversary Edition.

Donald H. Graves has been involved in writing research for two decades. His books Writing: Teachers & Children at Work (Heinemann, 1983) and A Fresh Look at Writing (Heinemann, 1994) are best-sellers throughout the English-speaking world and have revolutionized the way writing is taught in schools. Dr. Graves has been a teacher, school principal, and language supervisor, education director, and a director of language in bilingual, ESL, and special programs. He has also been a co-director of an undergraduate urban teacher preparation program and a professor of an early childhood program. He is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of New Hampshire and lives in Jackson, New Hampshire. Donald H. Graves 9.11.1930 - 9.28.2010 Heinemann is deeply saddened by the news that Donald Graves has passed away. We, and the entire field, have lost a giant and one of our greatest friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with his widow, Betty, their family, and the many friends he made in his long career. We are honored to have been Don's publishing partner for more than three decades and over more than a dozen books-to have watched his research and vision become not only a classroom reality but the core of our publishing philosophy. His influence is so vast that we will meet him again and again on the pages of every book and resource we publish. His spirit pervades each of our books-in the conviction that children want to write and read if given the chance; in the flourishing of the workshop model of instruction that he pioneered; and in his abiding faith in teachers' ability to make sound instructional decisions. Don touched so many teachers' lives with his smile, his unflagging encouragement, and his generosity of spirit. We hope you will take a brief moment to remember how he touched your life. Watch a recent interview with Don Remembering how Don touched your life The Donald Graves memorial fund Eight Children Teach Donald Graves Nine pencils break the surface of awareness, jutting into the air, slanted back like yellow, orange-tipped shark fins, entering chartless white, exploring hazy depths. Nine voices search a scent, suddenly lurch, lose the line, pause, pick it up again, and move from cloudy, roiling waters of new thought through warm currents of reception, straits of questioning, and tidal imbalances on to a clear, precise sea of meaning. -Tom Romano (Language Arts, 62,2 (Feb.) 1985:

Start to Teach Writing
Learn the Twin Crafts of Writing and Teaching Survive Day
One Help Children Choose Topics Organize the Classroom for Writing
Write with the Children Publish Writing in the Classroom
Surround the Children with Literature
Make the School Day Encourage Writing
Answers to the Toughest Question
Teachers Ask About Writing
Make the Writing
Conference Work Help
Children Speak First
Ask Questions That Teach Us Work with Children at Different Draft
Stages Answers to the Toughest
Questions Teachers Ask About Conferences Help Children
Learn the Skills They Need
How to Revise for Meaning
How to Listen for Voice
How to Keep Handwriting in Perspective
How to Spell to Communicate
How to Help Children Catch Up
How to Help Children with Special Problems of Potential Understand
How Children Develop as Writers
See the Writing Process Develop
See Writers Develop
Make Development Clear
Keep Development in Perspective
Accept the Extremes of Change Adjust to the Changing
Writer Document Children's
Writing Development Observe
How Your Children
Develop as Writers
Record Each Child's Development
Share the Children's Development with Administrators and Parents

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