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Teaching Adolescent Writers


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Table of Contents

Introduction; Running with the Literacy Stampede; Overcoming 'The Neglected "R"': Establishing a Time and a Place to Write; Beyond the Grecian Urn: The Teacher as a Writing Model; Elevating Student Writing: Using Real-World Models; Beyond Fake Writing: The Power of Choice; The Importance of Purpose and Audience; Using Assessment to Drive Better Student Writing; A Closing Thought: The Literacy Stampede is Upon Us; Appendixes; Works Cited; Index

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Kerry Gallagher is also a teacher with twenty one years of high school teaching experience behind him. He is currently a full-time teacher at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California


"Grounded in the philosophy of teaching writing as a process, Gallagher's book offers a wealth of ideas for middle and high school writing teachers. This book will take its place alongside other well-thumbed titles on the writing teacher's bookshelf." - Education Review

"Infused with humor and enhanced with illustrative anecdotes, Teaching Adolescent Writers is an ideal addition to college and university curriculums for aspiring English teachers." - Midwest Book Review

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