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  • Published: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2003.
  • Year Published: 2003
  • Description: xix, 252 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0205337147 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780205337149 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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Ways of writing with young kids : teaching creativity and conventions unconventionally

by Edwards, Sharon A.

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Call number: Parent Shelf 372.623 Ed

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Uniting Creativity, Conventions, and Confidence -- Every Child Is a Writer, Right Now -- The Meanings of WOW -- Teaching Conventions Unconventionally -- Language -- Child-Made Alphabets -- Alphabet Learning Activities -- Types of Alphabets -- Extensions: Inventing the Alphabet -- My Words Abound and Surround -- Collecting "My Words" -- Becoming a Language Detective -- Extensions: Interest Fuels Learning about How Words Are Spelled -- 676 Sentences and Thousands More -- 676 Sentences Revealed -- Extensions: Lights, Camera, Grammar: A Whole Look at the Parts of Speech -- Communications -- We've Got Mail: Letters, E-mail, and Mailboxes -- The Excitement of Letter Writing -- Creating Classroom Mailboxes -- Electronic Mail -- Signs Are Billboards for Persuasion -- Signs for All Purposes -- Extensions: Capitals Are Attention-Getting Letters -- What's the Forecast? Short Reports about the Weather -- See the USA, Every Day -- Reporting the Weather -- What's for Lunch? The Menu May Not Be Real -- Fiction and Nonfiction Menus -- Extensions: Writing to Entertain -- Poems -- Making Moments for Poetry Every Day -- Reading Poetry Aloud -- Reading Different Poets -- Extensions: Viewing Poetry as Poets Do -- What's Hiding in Acrostic Poetry? -- "Word Mystery Theater": A Game of Suspense -- An Ever-Expanding Universe of Acrostic Wordplay -- Extensions: A Treasure Chest of Spelling -- Concrete Poetry: Sketching and Sculpting Words into Pictures -- Designing Picture Poems -- Poetic Letters and Word Sketching.

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