This book guides the reader through the process of creating and publishing their own books. Publishing one's story, or someone else’s story, is not difficult and PowerPoint is a useful tool for self-publishing. Why PowerPoint? Simple! It is already on most computers and is easy to use for the placement of text and graphics. There are limitless possibilities. The authors provide sample projects they have completed to present useful models for the readers' work.
Content Reading Strategies that Work
Each kit features six tools gathered from research-based practice. The kits feature a guide for the teacher with suggestions on how they can modify each strategy to support even more rigorous and relevant instruction. A reproducible student organizer gives scaffolded responsibility for learning to the student. Students are invited to make each skill part of their reader’s toolbox and reflect on how it improves their comprehension.
All writers need fresh ideas to
help them get started with a new story, article, poem, etc. This is especially
true when we are young, and first discovering "how to write."
We invite teachers to use this book
as a resource for individual student writing projects, or as a springboard for
larger cooperative publishing projects. Some teachers even use the assignments
in this book to introduce students to desktop publishing, helping them start
their own school newspaper or youth-oriented magazine from the stories they
A Writing Proficiency Crisis
Graham, S., & Perin, D. (2007).
Writing Next: Effective Strategies to Improve Writing of Adolescents in Middle
and High Schools – A report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington,
DC: Alliance for Excellent
Publishing Workshops by
The Power of Publishing:
Sample publishing workshop
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Traveling through the Human
Learning happens when students construct meaning by comparing and contrasting words, by classifying terms, by creating a visual or graphic representation, by creating metaphors and analogies. This book designed by sixth-grade students allows them to think beyond the definition – using the context of the content – to both activate prior knowledge and to extend understanding.
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