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A Fresh Look at Writing

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In an era when teachers struggle for quality time with their students, Donald Graves introduces a text that creates lifetime writers as well as responsible learners--a text that focuses on teaching that lasts.

A Fresh Look at Writing is Graves's most comprehensive book yet. In it, he expands on many of his earlier approaches, examining portfolios, record keeping, methods
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Paperback, 432 pages
Published October 24th 1994 by Heinemann Educational Books
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May 14, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: teaching
I skimmed it. Although it would be great for a lot of people, it wasn't revolutionary to me-- other authors from our M.Ed. program have said similar things in ways that are more applicable to adolescents.
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Jun 08, 2011 rated it it was ok
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Although this book at times is unnecessarily long, I appreciate Mr. Graves's approach to writing as a process and his interest in getting to know students.
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Donald Graves was one of the greatest voices of his generation, a plain spoken, thoughtful genius. He was an educator, a writer, an outspoken advocate for educational best practices. His death was a loss too great to put into words for people the world over, whether they were aware of it or not. A Professor Emeritus at the University of New Hampshire, Donald Graves, with the help of mentor Donald ...more