Thursday, February 5, 2015

A Few Resources for Teaching Writing in K-5



Bibliography of Writing Texts for Teachers, K-5

Anderson, Jeff.  (2011). 10 Things Every Writer Needs to Know. Portland, ME: Stenhouse.
Angelillo, Janet. (2003). Writing About Reading: From Book Talk to Literary Essays, Grades 3-8. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Ayres, Ruth. (2010). Day by Day: Refining Writing Workshop Through 180 Days of Reflective Practice. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Blauman, Leslie. (2012). Kid-Tested Writing Lessons for Grades 3-6. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Corgill, Ann Marie. (2008). Of Primary Importance: What’s Essential in Teaching Young Writers. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Dyson, Anne Haas. (1993). Social Worlds of Children Learning to Write in Urban Primary Schools. New York: Teachers College Press.
Dyson, Anne Haas. (1997). Writing Superheroes: Contemporary Childhood, Popular Culture, and Classroom Literacy. New York: Teachers College Press.
Dyson, Anne Haas. (2013). ReWRITING the Basics: literacy Learning in Children's Cultures. New York: Teachers College Press.
Ehrenworth, Mary & Vicki Vinton. (2005). The Power of Grammar: Unconventional Approaches to the Conventions of Language. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Ehrenworth, Mary. (2003). Looking to Write: Students Writing through the Visual Arts. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Fletcher, Ralph. (2006). Boy Writers: Reclaiming their Voices. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Glower, Matt. (2009). Engaging Young Writers, Preschool-Grade 1. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Graham, Steve, Charles A. MacArthur & Jill Fitzgerald. (Ed.). (2013). Best Practices in Writing Instruction, 2nd Edition. New York: Guilford Press.
Graves, Donald. (2003). Writing: Teachers and Children at Work –Twentieth Anniversary Edition. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Hale, Elizabeth. (2014). Readers Writing: Strategy Lessons for Responding to Narrative and Informational Text. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Hale, Elizabeth. (2008). Crafting Writers, K-6. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Heard, Georgia and McDonough. (2009). A Place of Wonder. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Hindley, Joanne. (1996). In the Company of Children. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Horn, Martha & Mary Ellen Giacobbe. (2007). Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Killgallon Don & Jenny Killgallon. (2014). Paragraphs for Elementary School: A Sentence-Composing Approach - A Student Work Text. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
McCarrier, Andrea, Fountas, Irene & Gay Su Pinnell. (1999). Interactive Writing. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Messner, Kate. (2011). Real Revision: Authors' Strategies to Share with Student Writers. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
Pahl, Kate & Jenifer Roswell. (2010). Artifactual Literacies: Every Object Tells a Story. New York: TC Press.
Ray, Katie Wood & Lisa Cleveland. (2004). About the Authors: Writing Workshop with Our Youngest Writers. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Weaver, Constance. (2008). Grammar to Enrich and Enhance Writing. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

A Few Books To Strengthen Your Own Art as Writer

Clark, Roy Pete. (2008). Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer. New York: Little, Brown and Company.
Dillard, Annie. (2009). The Writing Life. New York: HarperCollins.
Gaiman, Neil. (2013). Make Good Art. New York: William Morrow. (Link to Commencement Address)
Goldberg, Natalie. (2005). Writing Down the Bones. Boston, MA: Shambhala.
King, Stephen. (2010). On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. New York: Scribner.
Lamott, Anne. (2007). Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. New York: Anchor Books. New York: Plume.
Levy, Deborah. (2013). Things I Don't Want to Know: On Writing. New York: Bloomsbury
Pressfield, Steven. (2011). The War of Art:  Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles. New York: Black Irish Entertainment LLC.
Shapiro, Dani. (2013). Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

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