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Workshop 4: Teaching Persuasive Writing

Additional Resources

Allen, Janet. It's Never Too Late: Leading Adolescents to Lifelong Literacy. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1995. ISBN: 0435088394.

Anderson, E. and F. L. Hamel. "Teaching Argument as a Criteria-Driven Process." English Journal 80.7 (1991): 43-50.

Atwell, Nancie. In the Middle: Writing, Reading, and Learning With Adolescents. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1987. ISBN: 0867093749.

Booth, David. Reading & Writing in the Middle Years. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2001.

Brueggman, Martha A. "React First, Analyze Second: Using Editorials To Teach the Writing Process." Journal of Reading 30.3 (1986): 234-239.

Carnegie Council on Adolescent Behavior. Turning Points: Preparing American Youth for the 21st Century. New York: Author. ISBN: 0807739960.

Cynthia, Kay. "'Real' Classroom Writing." Teaching Pre K-8 (1995): 30.

De La Paz, Susan and Marjorie Back. "Stop and Dare: A Persuasive Writing Strategy." Intervention in School and Clinic 36.4 (2001): 234-244.

Fletcher, Ralph and JoAnn Portalupi. Craft Lessons: Teaching Writing K-8. York, MA: Stenhouse, 1998. ISBN: 1571100733.

Fletcher, Ralph. What a Writer Needs. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1993.
ISBN: 0435087347.

Fletcher, Ralph and JoAnn Portalupi. Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2001. ISBN: 0325003629.

Freeman, Marcia. Building a Writing Community: A Practical Guide. 2nd Edition. Gainesville, FL: Maupin House, 1995. ISBN: 0929895134.

Gleason, Mary. "The Role of Evidence in Argumentative Writing." Reading and Writing Quarterly 15.1 (1999): 81-106.

Grabill, Patricia. "Writing the Real Persuasion." English Journal 81.8 (1992): 60-62.

Graves, Donald. A Fresh Look at Writing. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1994.
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Hoffman, J. Loraine. "Learning the Art of Persuasion." Teaching Pre K-8 26.7 (1996): 58-60.

Light, Marcy B. "Research for the Social Good: Information, Persuasion, Illumination." English Journal 84.2 (1995): 95-98.

"Making Arguments - Persuading People." School Library Media Activities Monthly 15.6 (1999): 14-16.

Manning, Maryann and Gary Manning. "Twelve Guidelines for Teaching Writing in Middle School." Teaching Pre K-8 (1994): 59.

Maxwell, Rhoda and Mary J. Meiser. Teaching English in Middle and Secondary Schools. Columbus, OH: Merrill, 1997. ISBN: 0130213624.

Mier, Margaret. "Strategies for Teaching Persuasive Writing." Journal of Reading 28.2 (1984): 172-174.

Morretta, Teresa M. and Michelle Ambrosini. Practical Approaches for Teaching Reading and Writing in Middle Schools. Newark, DE: International Reading Association, 2000. ISBN: 0872072665.

Pappas, Marjorie. "Writing Editorials." School Library Media Activities Monthly. June, 2003: 20.

Reduce, Anna D. "Genre Study of Non-Fiction Writing: Feature Articles, Editorials, and Essays." Primary Voices K-6 August, 1999: 37-44.

Rief, Linda. Seeking Diversity: Language Arts With Adolescents. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1991. ISBN: 0435085980.

Romano, Tom. Clearing the Way: Working With Teenage Writers. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1987. ISBN: 0435084399.

Schneider, D. "Teaching Writing in Middle School." Teachers and Writers 23.4 (1992): 7-10.

Strahan, D., Tracy Smith, Mike McElrath, and Cecilia Toole. "Profiles in Caring: Teachers Who Create Learning Communities in Their Classrooms." Middle School Journal 33.1 (2001): 41-47.

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Vesterman, William. Reading and Writing Short Arguments. 3rd Edition. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing, 2000. ISBN: 0072556013.

Wilde, Jack. A Door Opens: Writing in Fifth Grade. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1993. ISBN: 0435087614.

Wilson, Lucinda M. and Hadley Wilson Horch. "Implications of Brain Research for Teaching Young Adolescents." Middle School Journal (September 2002): 57-61.

Wormeli, Rick. Meet Me in the Middle: Becoming an Accomplished Middle-Level Teacher. Portland, ME: Stenhouse, 2001. ISBN: 1571103287.

Yeh, Stuart S. "Empowering Education: Teaching Argumentative Writing to Cultural Minority Middle-School Students." Research in the Teaching of English 33.1 (1999): 49-83.

Zemelman, Steven, Harvey Daniels, and Arthur Hyde. Best Practice: New Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1993. ISBN: 0325000913.


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