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Author Calkins, Lucy, 1951-
Title The art of teaching writing / Lucy McCormick Calkins.
Imprint Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, 1994.
Edition New edition.

Author Calkins, Lucy, 1951-
Subject English language -- Composition and exercises.
Report writing -- Study and teaching.
Description xii, 550 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition New edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 541-547).
ISBN 0435088173 (hbk.)
0435088092 (pbk.)
0772521166 (Irwin)
OCLC # 28800463
Table of Contents
1Making Meaning on the Page and in Our Lives3
2Tap the Energy for Writing11
3Rehearsal: Living the Writerly Life21
4Drafting and Revision: Letting Our Words Instruct and Surprise Us39
5Lessons from Children53
6The Foundations of Literacy: Writing in the Home, the Nursery School, and the Kindergarten59
7Growing Up Writing: Grades K, 1, and 283
8In Between: Grades 2 and 3109
9Developing Learning Communities in the Upper Elementary Grades139
10Teaching Adolescents: Improvisation and Commitment157
11Establish a Predictable Workshop Environment183
12Don't Be Afraid to Teach: Tools to Help Us Create Mini-Lessons193
13Conferring: Writing Becomes a Tool for Thought221
14Learning to Confer231
15Writing Literature Under the Influence of Literature249
16Publication: The Beginning of the Writerly Life261
17Apprenticeships in the Writing Workshop: Learning from Authors273
18Editing: Learning the Conventions of Written Language287
19Assessment: A Minds-On Approach to-Teaching311
20Workshop Teaching Throughout the Day337
21Developing a Curriculum for the Writing Workshop349
22Genre Studies357
23Poetry: It Begins in Delight and Ends in Wisdom369
24Making Memoir Out of the Pieces of Our Lives399
25Literary Nonfiction431
26Theme Studies: Reading the World, Reading the Word453
27Writing to Learn Throughout the Day483
28The Home-School Connection: Composing Literate Lives in Homes and Neighborhoods501
29Do I Dare to Care So Much?513
 Reader's Guide519
 Annotated Bibliography523
 Works Cited541

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