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Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers

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In the early grades, talking and drawing can provide children with a natural pathway to writing, yet these components are often overlooked. In Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers Martha Horn and Mary Ellen Giacobbe invite readers to join them in classrooms where they listen, watch, and talk with children, then use what they learn to create lessons d...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Stenhouse Publishers
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Diana Pettis
I really liked this book because it gave me a better understanding as to how to work with students in Kindergarten. The flow of the text and the expectations for the students made sense. This book is not to be used as a manual only as a way to teach thoughtful mini-lessons to students who are beginning writers in Kindergarten.

As I was reading this text, I was wondering could you use a similiar when working with students in grade 1 or grade 2 that have not been instructed in writing or who have d...more
Jen Munnerlyn
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This book was recommended by Katherine Casey who led the NESA Literacy Coaching group meeting in Jordan in November, 2008.
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Required reading for one of my graduate school courses. This one is not the sharpest tool in the shed.
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