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The Informational Writing Toolkit

Using Mentor Texts in Grades 3-5

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The Informational Writing Toolkit by Sean Ruday
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In order for students to write effective informational texts, they need to read good informational texts! In this practical book, you'll find out how to use high-quality books and articles to make writing instruction more meaningful, authentic, and successful. The author demonstrates how you can help students analyze the qualities of effective informational texts and then help students think of those qualities as tools to improve their own writing. The book is filled with examples and templates you can bring back to the classroom immediately. Special Features: Offers clear suggestions for meeting the Common Core informational writing standards Covers all aspects of informational writing, including introducing and developing a topic; grouping related information together; adding features that aid comprehension; linking ideas; and using precise language and domain-specific vocabulary Includes a variety of assessment strategies and rubrics Provides classroom snapshots to show the writing tools in action Comes with a variety of templates and tools that can be photocopied or downloaded and printed from our website, www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138832060 Bonus! The book includes an annotated bibliography-a comprehensive list of recommended informational texts, with suggestions for how to use them.

Author Biography

Sean Ruday is an assistant professor of English Education at Longwood University and a former classroom teacher. He frequently writes and presents on innovative ways to improve students' literacy learning.
Release date Australia
December 19th, 2014
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Common Core Grammar Toolkit; 36 Tables, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
148
ISBN-13
9781138832046
Product ID
22608517

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