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The Writing Thief : Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Craft of Writing
by Ruth Culham


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It's been said that good writers borrow while great writers steal. Writing thieves read widely, dive deeply into texts, and steal bits and pieces from great texts as models for their own writing. Ruth Culham admits to being a writing thief--and she wants you and your students to become writing thieves, too

A major part of good writing instruction is finding the right mentor texts to share with students.  Read more...


 
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Overview

It's been said that good writers borrow while great writers steal. Writing thieves read widely, dive deeply into texts, and steal bits and pieces from great texts as models for their own writing. Ruth Culham admits to being a writing thief--and she wants you and your students to become writing thieves, too

A major part of good writing instruction is finding the right mentor texts to share with students. Within this book, you'll discover more than 90 excellent mentor texts, along with straight-forward activities that incorporate the traits of writing across informational, narrative, and argument modes.

Chapters also include brief essays from beloved writing thieves such as Lester Laminack, David L. Harrison, Lisa Yee, Nicola Davies, Ralph Fletcher, Toni Buzzeo, Lola Schaefer, and Kate Messner, detailing the reading that has influenced their own writing.

Ruth's renowned easy-going style and friendly tone make this a book you'll turn to again and again as you guide your students to reach their full potential as deep, thoughtful readers and great writers. There's a writing thief in each of us when we learn how to read with a writer's eye



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  • ISBN-13: 9781625311412
  • ISBN-10: 1625311419
  • Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
  • Publish Date: August 2016
  • Page Count: 206
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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