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High-Impact Writing Clinics

Un libro in lingua di Sara Holbrook Michael Salinger Harvey Stephanie (FRW) edito da Corwin Pr, 2013

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“Leave it to Sara Holbrook and Michael Salinger to come up with a resource that allows kids to be the diverse group of individuals they can and want to be—and at the same time paves a route for them to meet the Common Core Standards. . . . I really wish I had written this resource. Having read it, it is tough not to be jealous.”
- Stephanie Harvey, Coauthor of Strategies That Work, Second Edition

Next-generation lessons for today’s student writers
These 20 high-energy projectable lessons for grades 4-8 harness the brevity and potency of poetry for teaching the intricate skills behind writing well in any subject. The 100 poems—set against vivid full-color photographs and graphics on more than 500 slides—serve as a springboard for activities in which students read, discuss, and write to meet the literacy objectives of the Common Core:

  • Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and meanings
  • Interpret words and phrases
  • Analyze the structure of texts
  • Produce clear and coherent writing
  • Present information, findings, and supporting evidence

Sara Holbrook is a full-time educator, author/poet and consultant, who has been teaching in classrooms acrpss the U.S. and abroad for more than twenty years. She is the author of over a dozen books for children, adults, and teachers as well as an award-winning performance poet. A frequent keynote speaker, Sara shows teachers how to use writing and oral presentation exercises to help raise vocabulary and other literacy skills, along with how to teacher comprehension through collaboration, writing, and classroom performance across all grade levels and content areas.

A fixture in the performance poetry and education community, Michael Salinger has been writing and performing poetry and fiction for over twenty years. His work has appeared in dozens of literary journals published in the U.S. and Canada, and he has coauthored two professional books with Sara: Outspoken! and High-Definition. Michael is also the founder and chief facilitator of the teen writing and performance program at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square Foundation--the second largest performing arts center in the United States after Broadway.

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