Writing to Teach; Writing to Learn in Secondary Schools

Writing to Teach; Writing to Learn in Secondary Schools


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How can educators demonstrate that writing is essential both in and out of the classroom? How can they help their students build a strong writing foundation and grow as writers? Writing to Teach; Writing to Learn in Secondary Schools is a comprehensive guide for high school teachers who want to use writing as a teaching tool in any discipline. It provides instructional materials for generating and structuring writing, guidance for developing writing assignments and for evaluating writing, and sample syllabi and assignments. This user-friendly and hands-on book enables teachers in all disciplines to develop the techniques and methods necessary for effectively using writing as a teaching tool.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761835226
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 09/18/2006
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Susan M. Leist is Professor of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has more than 25 years of experience teaching, primarily in higher education settings, and has been recognized with numerous teaching excellence awards. She is the author of Writing to Teach; Writing to Learn in Higher Education also from the University Press of America. Pamila Marchewka-Cornwell is a high school English teacher in New York State. She has taught all levels of high school English including Advanced Placement, electives, and academic intervention; and has helped develop curriculum standards for K-12 English Departments. She earned her M.S. in Secondary English Education from the State University College at Buffalo.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 I: The Writing Process Chapter 2 II: Techniques for Using Writing to Teach Chapter 3 III: Generative Heuristics Chapter 4 IV: Structural Heuristics Chapter 5 V: Student Research Chapter 6 VI: Evaluating Student Writing Part 7 Appendix A Part 8 Appendix B Part 9 Appendix C Part 10 Appendix D Part 11 Appendix E Part 12 Bibliography Part 13 Index

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