Daily Archives: August 11, 2020

On The Relationship Between Reading And Writing And Grammar

It is perhaps unsurprising that reading and writing and grammar have all been taught at the same time.  In many ways these tasks are interrelated together.  Reading is one of the main ways that we gain information (and misinformation) about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Writers Read Better

Writers Read Better:  50+ Paired Lessons That Turn Writing Craft Work Into Powerful Genre Reading, by M. Colleen Cruz I was very disappointed by this book.  On the one hand, as someone who both reads and writes prolifically and well, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Guiding Readers And Writers Grades 3-6

Guiding Readers And Writers Grades 3-6:  Teaching Comprehension, Genre, And Content Literacy, by Irene C. Foutas & Gay Su Pinnell Reading a book like this was something I found a bit puzzling.  It is by no means a bad book.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Writing Children’s Books

Writing Children’s Books:  Everything You Need To Know From Story Creation To Getting Published, by Anthony D. Fredericks This book thoughtfully addresses one of the most consistently misunderstood aspects of creation, and that is the way that writing shorter works … Continue reading

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