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By Mary Ann Smith,Sherry Seale Swain

Many writing lecturers are seeking a greater option to flip pupil writing into educating and studying possibilities with out being overwhelmed less than the burden of scholar papers. This publication introduces a rubric designed by means of the nationwide Writing Project—the Analytic Writing Continuum (AWC)—that is making its method into study rooms around the kingdom in any respect grade degrees. The authors use pattern pupil writing and a number of lecture room situations to demonstrate how academics have tailored this versatile device to satisfy the desires in their scholars, together with utilizing the AWC to educate revision, provide suggestions, direct peer-to-peer reaction teams, and function a formative review advisor. This source additionally discusses how you can organize a neighborhood scoring consultation and the way to take advantage of the AWC in expert development.

Book Features:

  • Introduces academics to a strong evaluation method and instructing software to aid pupil writing achievement.
  • Offers a diagnostic instrument for directing scholars towards a standard figuring out of the characteristics of excellent writing.
  • Provides principles for aiding scholars study from versions and provides effective suggestions to peers.
  • Illustrates how you can modify the AWC to varied grade degrees and assorted educating goals.

“Smith and Swain exhibit how the Analytic Writing Continuum evaluation device can be utilized as a catalyst for a deeper figuring out of writing and a resource for a standard language for educating and studying writing. i'd suggest this ebook to all keen on the method of English language arts curriculum and instruction.”
Jessica Early, Arizona kingdom University

“As a instructor of numerous scholars in myriad grades, i have came across the Analytic Writing Continuum to be a useful device. for those who train writing, you wish this book!”
Bob Crongeyer, codirector, zone three Writing venture at UC Davis

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