The 2nd edition of What A Writer Needs is even better than the first, says ELA teacher Rachel Small. It blends Ralph Fletcher’s wisdom with excellent teaching tools.
Marilyn Pryle’s book provides all the tools for successful Writing Workshops, says reviewer Nicole Melody, including ideas about finding time for conferencing.
Reviewer Kay McGriff believes that everyone – veterans and new teachers alike – can take co- teaching to the next level with guidance from this book.
Helen Hume’s comprehensive resource guide can help teachers across the curriculum integrate the arts into lesson planning, says ELA teacher Julia Colombo.
This book describes how schools can support students in poverty through effective programs that help them succeed in school, graduate and improve their lives.
Sandra Wilde shares her reading expertise in straightforward, sound ways that will benefit all, students and educators alike, says reviewer Dr. Mary Long.
Reviewer Anne Anderson finds the book useful for Writer’s Workshop, but not so much for aligning Workshop strategies with Common Core ELA standards.
The authors have another winner, this time with timely texts, clear lessons and more – aimed at critical thinking. Great for busy teachers, says Kevin Hodgson.
Nancy Jennison shows how effective test taking strategies can be interwoven into an authentic reading & writing program, says Linda Biondi.