Thursday, November 29, 2018

CMTC Handout 1: Helping Students Overcome Their Biggest Nonfiction Writing Roadblocks

To succeed in college and their future careers, students need the skills to summarize information and synthesize ideas so that they can craft expository writing that’s clear, logical, and interesting. Award-winning nonfiction author Melissa Stewart will lead a lively discussion about successful strategies for helping students select a focused topic, think creatively about research, organize information, identify the perfect text structure, find the stamina to revise, and work productively with critique partners.

Why Kids Copy their Research Sources, and How to Break the Habit

Adding Voice to Nonfiction Writing

Why Middle School Students Think Research Is Boring

Convincing Students to Revise

Teaching Nonfiction Text Structure

Organizing Information When Writing Nonfiction

When Students Have Trouble Choosing a Topic

1 comment:

  1. This is awesome! Thanks for putting this wonderful resource together :)