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Reason to Write: Student Handbook, Elementary School Edition

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Reason to Write:

Student Handbook

Dear Reader:

This book will help you become a better writer. Each chapter has some important information that will help you build your writing skills. We'll talk about the rules of good writing and the different kinds of writing, such as letters, essays, stories, poems, research papers, and journal writing. By the time you have completed all of the worksheets in this book, you will be a confident writer, able to tackle any school writing assignment.

Why is writing so important? Writing helps you in every subject in school, including reading, math, science, social studies, and anything that requires thinking. Writing helps you understand what you read. Writing helps you learn. And writing allows you to play an important role in society, even before you can vote!

This book is full of ideas to help you build your writing skills, whether you are an experienced writer or just starting to learn about writing. If you don't like to write, this book will show you how to write better (and then maybe you won't dislike it so much). If you enjoy writing, this book offers dozens of ideas and activities to help you become an even better writer.

Ready? Let's get started!

Douglas B. Reeves, Ph.D.

FREE WRITING TOOLS ONLINE!

Visit www.reasontowrite.com for brainstorming and organizational tools, writing tips, evaluation guides, and more.

Synopsis:

Reason to Write:
Student Handbook

Dear Reader:

This book will help you become a better writer. Each chapter has some important information that will help you build your writing skills. We'll talk about the rules of good writing and the different kinds of writing, such as letters, essays, stories, poems, research papers, and journal writing. By the time you have completed all of the worksheets in this book, you will be a confident writer, able to tackle any school writing assignment.

Why is writing so important? Writing helps you in every subject in school, including reading, math, science, social studies, and anything that requires thinking. Writing helps you understand what you read. Writing helps you learn. And writing allows you to play an important role in society, even before you can vote!

This book is full of ideas to help you build your writing skills, whether you are an experienced writer or just starting to learn about writing. If you don't like to write, this book will show you how to write better (and then maybe you won't dislike it so much). If you enjoy writing, this book offers dozens of ideas and activities to help you become an even better writer.

Ready? Let's get started!

Douglas B. Reeves, Ph.D.

FREE WRITING TOOLS ONLINE!

Visit www.reasontowrite.com for brainstorming and organizational tools, writing tips, evaluation guides, and more.

About the Author

Douglas Reeves, Ph.D., is the author of several books, including Making Standards Work, which is used throughout the world as the essential guide for standards and performance assessment implementation. As president of the Center for Performance Assessment and the non-profit International Center for Educational Accountability, Dr. Reeves has helped school districts throughout the United States and the world transform their approach to standards, assessment, and accountability.

Douglas B. Reeves, Ph.D. is President of the Center for Performance Assessment and the International Center for Educational Accountability. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including the 20-Minute Learning Connection series, which received a prestigious Parent's Choice Award. He works with parents, teachers, and school leaders throughout the world to raise student achievement and improve educational practices.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction: Where Do I Start?

  1. Why is Writing So Important?
  2. What to Do If You Hate Writing
  3. What You Really Need to Know for School
  4. You're Smarter Than You Think: What You Already Know About Good Writing
  5. The Audience
  6. What to Write When You Can't Think of Anything
  7. Making Sense Out of Nonsense: How to Organize Your Ideas
  8. Why Can't I Just Use the Computer?
  9. You're the Teacher: How to Evaluate Your Own Writing
  10. Dear Mr. President: Writing Letters to Get a Response
  11. Tell Me About It: Writing to Describe People, Places, Events, and Things
  12. Help Me Understand: Writing to Explain
  13. I'm Mad: Writing to Influence Other People
  14. Research Papers Without Pain
  15. The Genius Inside You: Writing Stories, Poems, and Songs
  16. My Parents and Teachers Don't Understand Me!

    Talking About Writing With Adults

  17. Now It's Really Important: Writing for State Tests
  18. Developing the Habit of Writing
  19. Your Writer's Tool Kit

Appendix A: Checking Your Own Writing

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743230537
Subtitle:
Student Handbook, Elementary School Edition
Author:
Reeves, Douglas B.
Author:
Reeves, Douglas B.
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Location:
New York
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Parent Participation
Subject:
Elementary
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Language Arts
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Creative writing
Subject:
Workbooks
Subject:
Language arts (Elementary)
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
TR-02-21
Publication Date:
20020910
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.18x7.40x.40 in. .61 lbs.

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Reason to Write:
Student Handbook

Dear Reader:

This book will help you become a better writer. Each chapter has some important information that will help you build your writing skills. We'll talk about the rules of good writing and the different kinds of writing, such as letters, essays, stories, poems, research papers, and journal writing. By the time you have completed all of the worksheets in this book, you will be a confident writer, able to tackle any school writing assignment.

Why is writing so important? Writing helps you in every subject in school, including reading, math, science, social studies, and anything that requires thinking. Writing helps you understand what you read. Writing helps you learn. And writing allows you to play an important role in society, even before you can vote!

This book is full of ideas to help you build your writing skills, whether you are an experienced writer or just starting to learn about writing. If you don't like to write, this book will show you how to write better (and then maybe you won't dislike it so much). If you enjoy writing, this book offers dozens of ideas and activities to help you become an even better writer.

Ready? Let's get started!

Douglas B. Reeves, Ph.D.

FREE WRITING TOOLS ONLINE!

Visit www.reasontowrite.com for brainstorming and organizational tools, writing tips, evaluation guides, and more.

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