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Ebook - Engaging Writers with Multigenre Research Projects: A Teacher's Guide (Language and Literacy Series)  (P.D.F)

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u003cpu003eMultigenre research projects affirm studentsu0026rsquo; home cultures while developing important academic skills consistent with the Common Core State Standards in reading and writing. This book will guide teachers in assigning, scaffolding, and assessing multigenre research assignments, including how to choose a topic, pace the work, and keep writers on track to achieve specific goals. Chapters are arranged by topic with each containing a description of the educational rationale for the topic, an introductory activity that serves as an inspiration for students in selecting a topic, and field-tested minilessons with step-by-step instructions. All the traditional elements of a research paperu0026#8212;quotations from experts, works cited, explanation, synthesis, and analysisu0026#8212;are brought to life as students animate information with emotion and imagination. An additional chapter describes how teachers have adapted this project for other subjects, such as social studies, science, and literature.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eBook Features:u003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003eu003culu003eu003cliu003ePrompts focused on home culture, inclusive model texts, and support for diverse language proficiencies.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCorrelations between writing skills and the Common Core State Standards, includingacademic citationandreading historical documents and other nonfiction texts.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003ePractical management strategies for teaching large writing projects, including prewriting, drafting, revising, proofreading, and publishing.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003ePublication options that include everything from paper-crafting to multimodal composition.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eA companion website with downloadable handouts and additional teaching strategies.u003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003eu003cpu003eu003cemu003eu0026ldquo;Engaging Writers with Multigenre Research Projectsu003c/emu003eis pedagogically groundbreaking, signaling a critical and principled shift in our understanding of what it means to teach research in the writing classroom. Macku0026rsquo;s approach heralds the beginning of a new era, one that insists on relevancy as the cornerstone to effective teaching and a deep acknowledgment that students bring with them to the classroom valuable resources, experiences, and well-developed literaciesu0026#8212;the necessary context for engaging in meaningful research and substantive writing.u0026rdquo;u003cbr /u003e#8212;Jacqueline Preston, assistant professor, Utah Valley Universityu003c/pu003eu0026ldquo;Inu003cemu003eEngaging Writers with Multigenre Research Projectsu003c/emu003eNancy Mack is both a scholar and an experienced teacher just down the hall who generously shares strategies, rationale, and teaching tips. Youu0026rsquo;ll find insightful discussions about the form and function of genres, minilessons to launch studentsu0026rsquo; writing, and advice about research, feedback, and assessment of projects that meld fact and imagination. She accomplishes this through clear, uncluttered writing that is at once practical and provocative.u003cemu003eEngaging Writers with Multigenre Research Projectsu003c/emu003ewill help you support and stretch your students. It did for me.u0026rdquo;u003cbr /u003eu0026#8212;u003cstrongu003eTom Romanou003c/strongu003e, John Heckert Professor of Literacy, Miami Universityu003c/pu003e Additional ISBNs: 9780807756850, 0807756857,9780807774045, 0807774049
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