Using Journals With Reluctant Writers: Building Portfolios for Middle and High School Students

Using Journals With Reluctant Writers: Building Portfolios for Middle and High School Students

by Scott R. Abrams

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Overview

Effectively lead at-risk, alternative, and special education students to critical thinking, self-discovery, and ultimately, more relevant and proficient writing.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761976127
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/11/2000
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
School
Suggested Video: Dead Poet's Society
Trading Places
Suggested Video: LadyHawke
Life Summary
Suggested Video: Forrest Gump / Suggested Reading: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Friendship
Suggested Video: Breaking Away / Suggested Reading: Walk Two Moons
Family
Suggested Video: Parenthood
Home
Suggested Video: What's Eating Gilbert Grape?
Talents
Suggested Video: Mr Holland's Opus
Fears
Suggested Video: The River Wild / Suggested Reading: Touching the Void
Sports
Suggested Video: Rudy
Expectations
Suggested Video: Stand and Deliver
Autumn Holidays
Suggested Video: The War / Suggested Reading: Born on the 4th of July
Being Alone
Suggested Video: Iron Will / Suggested Reading: Hatchet
Communication
Suggested Video: Renaissance Man / Suggested Reading: Romeo and Juliet
Peace
Suggested Video: Star Trek IV
Giving
Suggested Video: It's a Wonderful Life / Suggested Reading: The Gift of the Magi
The Future
Suggested Video: Multiplicity / Suggested Reading: The Giver
Coming of Age
Suggested Video: Dirty Dancing / Suggested Reading: The Car
Dating
Suggested Video: Roxanne
Children
Suggested Video: My Girl
Old Age
Suggested Video: Cocoon
What Dreams May Come
Suggested Video: What Dreams May Come / Suggested Reading: Tuck Everlasting
Money
Suggested Video: Greedy
Occupations
Suggested Video: My Bodyguard / Suggested Reading: The Midwife's Apprentice
Emotions
Suggested Video: The Color Purple / Suggested Reading: The Color Purple
Crimes
Suggested Video: Cool Hand Luke / Suggested Reading: Holes
Punishments
Suggested Video: Philadelphia
Cliques and Gangs
Suggested Video: The Outsiders / Suggested Reading: The Outsiders
Uniqueness
Suggested Video: School Ties / Suggested Reading: Night
Equality
Suggested Video: A League of Their Own / Suggested Readings: Sounder; Black Like Me
Fame
Suggested Video: Malcolm X / Suggested Reading: The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Decisions
Suggested Video: Benny and Joon
Dreaming
Suggested Video: Field of Dreams
Television and Movies
Suggested Video: The Truman Show
Experiences
Suggested Video: White Fang / Suggested Reading: To Build a Fire
Famous Dates
Suggested Video: Groundhog Day
Leaders
Suggested Video: War of the Buttons / Suggested Reading: Lord of the Flies
Lies
Suggested Video: Liar, Liar / Suggested Reading: Lies
Truths
Suggested Video: Contact
Sickness
Suggested Video: The Cure
Health
Suggested Video: Running Brave
Personality
Suggested Video: Young Einstein / Suggested Reading: Searching for Bobby Fisher
Mysteries
Suggested Video: The Fugitive / Suggested Reading: Hound of the Baskervilles
What If...
Suggested Video: Deep Impact
Spring
Suggested Video: Desert Bloom
Graduation
Suggested Video: With Honors

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