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The Craft of Children's Writing

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Newman uses children's writing to lead the reader through the process of discovery. The book contains samples of writing reproduced in their original form, followed immediately by translations accompanied by Newman's detailed insightful analysis of the content, structure and creative process evident in each writing.
Paperback, 108 pages
Published April 30th 2001 by Absey & Company (first published January 1st 1984)
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Priscilla Schelling
I loved this textbook... if you can even call it a textbook. Instead of reading pages and pages of a textbook that has no interactive pictures, this book breaks down the stages of writing with many many illustrations. However, the illustrations are samples of different children's writing entries. I learned so much from this book and I recommend it to every teacher and/or parent!
Danielle Messer
This book is great to help with looking at children's writing. This book has actual real examples throughout it. I can use this book during my teaching because it would be a great example since it is full of ideas.
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Kristy Hill
Jun 08, 2013 Kristy Hill rated it really liked it
Good information on how children acquire their ability to craft the written word.
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Apr 17, 2013 Taylor Johnson rated it really liked it
Excellent professional book about teaching writing. A must read for all elementary teachers.
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