Lessons from a Child On the Teaching and Learning of Writing

ISBN-10: 043508206X

ISBN-13: 9780435082062

Edition: 1983

Authors: Lucy McCormick Calkins

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A story of one child's growth in writing, Lessons from a Childexplains how teachers can work with children, helping them to teach themselves and each other. Matters of classroom management, methods for helping children to use the peer conference, and ways mini-lessons can extend children's understanding of good writing are all covered here. Most important, the sequences of writing development and growth are thoroughly discussed.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 7/11/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

A writing workshop begins
A research project, a classroom, a child Re-Vision
A partnership forms Topics which tap the energy to write
The structure of a writing workshop
6. Editing: last but not least
The teacher's role
One child's growth in writing First lessons Revision?
From writer to reader: Susie develops an executive function Sequences in Susie's writing development
The life-story of one text Between the lines: Susie's process becomes internalized Longer stories and bigger revisions
The writing classroom: a context for growth When teachers collaborate: new ideas
Twenty six teachers in this classroom
Peer conferences thread through the writing process
Teaching children to teach each ohter
Teaching by example When children conference with themselves
Concept development Reading-writing connections
Reading, writing and a glacier report Lessons from children
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