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Teaching the Qualities of Writing
by Ralph Fletch and JoAnn Portalupi
Heinemann

Teaching the Qualities of Writing (TQW) is a ready-to-use writing curriculum that provides you with the instruction students need to improve the quality of their writing and at the same time develops your ability to read and assess your students’ writing. These hands-on lessons explore the qualities of writing—ideas, design, language, presentation—and show how, when each is infused with voice, the writer’s personality energizes the writing.

Lesson Cards: 112 Ready-to-use Lessons, Exemplar Text

Teaching Guide: Program Overview, Planning Charts, Assessment Forms

CD-ROM: Author Videos, Student Writing Discussions, Print Resources

$96.00

Teaching the Qualities of Writing can be ordered by contacting:

Heinemann
P. O. Box 6926
Portsmouth, NH 03802-6926
Phone: 800.225.5800
Fax: 877.231.6980
Email: custserv@heinemann.com

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Lessons for the Writer's Notebook
by Ralph Fletcher & JoAnn Portalupi
Heinemann

Writer's notebooks can be powerful assets for any writing teacher. They provide a high-comfort, "hot-house" environment where students' writing can flourish. Lessons for the Writer's Notebook by Ralph Fletcher and JoAnn Portalupi provides a series of proven lessons that will help you introduce the writer's notebook into your classroom, sustain it in your curriculum, and eventually guide students to transition from the privacy of the notebook to public, finished pieces of writing. Whether used as a stand-alone resource in your literacy block, or as an alternative launch cycle in your Teaching the Qualities of Writing (TQW) curriculum, Lessons for the Writer's Notebook will inspire your students to pick up a pen and imagine the writing possibilities

Lesson Cards
-20 ready-to-use lessons

Author Chats CD
-quick audio clips from Ralph explain how he uses his writer's notebook

Teacher's Guide
-philosophy of the writer's notebook
-planning charts
-teaching tips

Lessons for the Writer's Notebook and Teaching the Qualities of Writing (TQW)
While Lessons for the Writers Notebook will support any writing curriculum, it is ideally suited to reinforce and extend Portalupi and Fletcher's Teaching the Qualities of Writing (TQW). Mirroring the approach and three-part lesson structure of TQW's ready-to-use lessons, the Lessons for the Writer's Notebook offers an alternative launch cycle for introducing your TQW curriculum. Together, Notebook and TQW will improve the quality of your students' writing while it develops your ability to read and assess their work.

$38.00

Lessons for the Writer's Notebook can be ordered by contacting:

Heinemann
P. O. Box 6926
Portsmouth, NH 03802-6926
Phone: 800.225.5800
Fax: 877.231.6980
Email: custserv@heinemann.com

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