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How to teach all the skills beginning writers need — from alphabet recognition and spelling to strategies for self-editing and building coherent context
Adult Nonfiction
Pages: 144
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Feb/2008
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Get the youngest students off to a great start with simple strategies for teaching the basics of writing: how to hold a pencil, print legibly, spell, punctuate, and create. Practical and hands-on, the book explores best practices in writing competency, such as fine motor skills and the ability to understand the relationship between sounds and letters. This invaluable guide also offers background information, lesson ideas, suggestions for student review, and ways to make lessons both more straightforward and more challenging. Basic Tools for Beginning Writers provides all the tools teachers need to help students become real writers.