Using a simple structure, Kathy Tuchman Glass and Robert J. Marzano apply the instructional strategies of The New Art and Science of Teaching to teaching and assessing writing skills, as well as some associated reading skills. With more than 100 categorized and organized strategies across grade levels and subjects, this book will help you address writing learning outcomes needed for student success.

Benefits

  • Understand which instructional strategies are best suited to teaching writing skills, and gain specific examples for implementing these strategies.
  • Learn how to utilize general and specific strategies to improve the learning environment of the classroom and obtain desired student learning outcomes for writing.
  • Fine-tune your writing curriculum to achieve student success by developing and assessing writing skills with the book’s instructional techniques.
  • Examine samples of writing rubrics, proficiency scales, and checklists, and learn effective teaching methods to use them as assessment and instructional tools.
  • Utilize an advance organizer as a quick reference of all strategies to assist you in designing writing curriculum and planning lessons.
  • Access and download free reproducible activities, rubrics for assessing student writing, writing assessment examples, writing checklists, and more for classroom use.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: Feedback
Chapter 1: Providing and Communicating Clear Learning Goals
Chapter 2: Using Assessments
Part II: Content
Chapter 3: Conducting Direct Instruction Lessons
Chapter 4: Conducting Practicing and Deepening Lessons
Chapter 5: Conducting Knowledge Application Lessons
Chapter 6: Using Strategies That Appear in All Types of Lessons
Part III: Context
Chapter 7: Using Engagement Strategies
Chapter 8: Implementing Rules and Procedures and Building Relationships
Chapter 9: Developing Expertise
Appendix A: Framework Overview
Appendix B: List of Figures and Tables

STUDY GUIDE

PRINTABLE REPRODUCIBLES

Chapter 1

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 9

Appendix

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

BOOKS

  • Glass, K. T. (2017). The Fundamentals of (Re)Designing Writing Units. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Glass, K. T. (2017). (Re)Designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5–12. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Glass, K. T. (2018). (Re)Designing Narrative Writing Units for Grades 5–12. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Marzano, R. J. (2010). Developing Expert Teachers. In R. J. Marzano (Ed.), On Excellence in Teaching (pp. 213–246). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Marzano, R. J. (2017). The New Art and Science of Teaching. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Reeves, D. (2016). FAST Grading: A Guide to Implementing Best Practices. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.

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Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7