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Workshop 2: Making Writing Meaningful

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Atwell, Nancie. In the Middle: New Understanding About Writing, Reading, and Learning. 2nd Edition. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1998. ISBN: 0867093749.

Blair, Linda. "Developing Student Voices With Multicultural Literature." English Journal 80.8 (December 1991): 24-29.

Booth, David. Reading & Writing in the Middle Years. Portland, ME: Stenhouse, 2001.
ISBN: 1571103449.

Burkhardt, Ross M. and John H. Lounsbury. Writing for Real: Strategies for Engaging Adolescent Writers. Portland, ME: Stenhouse, 2003. ISBN: 1571103589.

Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development. Turning Points: Preparing American Youth for the 21st Century. NY: Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, 1989.
ISBN: 0962315419.

Carnignan-Belleville, Lynne. "Jason's Story: Motivating the Reluctant Student To Write." English Journal 78.3 (March 1989): 57-60.

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

Dean, Deborah. "Going Public: Letters to the World." Voices From the Middle 8.1 (September 2000): 42-47.

Duke, Charles R. and Rebecca Sanchez. "Giving Students Control Over Writing Assignments." English Journal 83.4 (April 1994): 47-53.

Dyson, A. H. and Sarah Freedman. On Teaching Writing: A Review of the Literature. Berkeley: Center for the Study of Writing, 1990.

Graves, Donald H. and Jane Hansen. "The Author's Chair." Language Arts 60.2 (February 1983): 176-183.

Hamblin, Lynda. "Voice in the Junior High School Classroom: Lost and Found." English Journal 90.1 (September 2000): 80-87.

Hansbarger, Julian Clark. "Making Constellations: Teaching Students To Write About Films." English Journal 79.6 (November 1990): 47-52.

Harvey, Stephanie. "Nonfiction Inquiry: Using Real Reading and Writing To Explore the World." Language Arts 80.1 (September 2002): 12-22.

Heath, Shirley Brice and Leslie Mangiola. Children of Promise: Literate Activity in Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Classrooms. Washington, DC: National Education Association, 1991. ISBN: 0810618443.

Hudson, Tate and M. Kay Alderman. "Increasing Success in Middle Grades." English Journal 77.1 (January 1988): 86-88.

Irby, Janet. "Empowering the Disempowered: Publishing Student Voices." English Journal 82.7 (November 1993): 50-54.

Johannessen, Larry R. "Teaching Writing: Motivating Inquiry." English Journal 78.2 (February 1989): 64-67.

Johnson, Holly and Lauren Freedman. "Using Adolescents' Oral and Written Narrative To Create Classroom Communities." Middle School Journal 32.5 (May 2001): 35-44.

Krogness, M. M. Just Teach Me, Mrs. K: Talking, Reading, and Writing With Resistant Adolescent Learners. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1995. ISBN: 0435088157.

Krueger, Ellen. "Media Literacy Does Work, Trust Me." English Journal 87.1 (January 1998): 17-20.

La Bounty, Jan and Patty Reksten. "Inspiring Struggling Writers With Photography." Middle School Journal, 32.5 (May 2001): 13-21.

Macrorie, Ken. The I-Search Paper. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1988. ISBN: 0867092238.

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

Martin, Bill. "A Writing Assignment: A Way of Life." English Journal 92.6 (July 2003): 52-56.

Motivating Writing in Middle School. Standards Consensus Series. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1996. ISBN: 0814152872.

Passis, Paige. "Turning Ripples Into Waves: Convincing Kids They Can Make a Difference." Voices From the Middle 6.4 (May 1999): 11-18.

Rief, Linda. Seeking Diversity: Language Arts With Adolescents. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1992. ISBN: 0435085980.

Rief, Linda. "Writing for Life: Language Arts in the Middle." Language Arts 71 (February 1994): 92-94.

Rief, Linda and Maureen Barbieri, eds. All That Matters: What We Value in School and Beyond. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1995. ISBN: 0435088483.

Romano, Tom. Blending Genre, Altering Style: Writing Multigenre Papers. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2000. ISBN: 0867094788.

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

Romano, Tom. Writing With Passion: Life Stories, Multiple Genres. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 1995. ISBN: 0867093625.

Ruggieri, Colleen A. "Publishing With a Purpose: Caring for Our Community." English Journal 90.5 (May 2001): 60-65.

Strahan, David, Tracy W. Smith, Mike McElrath, and Cecilia M. Toole. "Profiles in Caring: Teachers Who Create Learning Communities in Their Classrooms." Middle School Journal 33 (September 2001): 41-47.

Swensson, Jackie E. "Write Now: An Alternative In-House Publication." English Journal 79.6 (November 1990): 60-63.

Van Horn, Leigh. Creating Literacy Communities in the Middle School. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon, 2001. ISBN: 1929024428.

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



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