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Inside Notebooks: Bringing Out Writers, Grades 3 - 6

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Catalogue Number:  000132
ISBN Number:  978-157110-437-3
Producer:  Stenhouse Publishers
Subject:  Professional Development
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Educators
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2006
Running Time:  70


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Writer's notebooks allow students of all ages to brainstorm ideas, test strategies for crafting writing, and develop tools for drafting and revision. In this two-part series, Aimee Buckner—a fourth-grade teacher and author of Notebook Know-How (Stenhouse, 2005)—takes viewers into her classroom as students use their writer's notebooks across the curriculum to hone skills and play with language.

The series features numerous mini-lessons that help students develop strategies for using their notebooks, including:

"Lifting a Line" to mine previous entries;"Highlighting and Word Hunting: to document thinking;"List and Star" to create writing topics;"Daily Pages" to promote fluency;"Questioning the World" to respond to reading;"Anchor Charts" to foster a sense of audience;"Point of View" to cultivate voice;"Reread and Reflect" to encourage self-assessment.The program also features a comprehensive look at using the notebooks in persuasive writing genre study, demonstrating how notebooks can be at the center of reading, writing, thinking, and talking about multiple perspectives.

About the Author

Aimee Buckner always wanted to be a teacher. Not only does she love school supplies, but she also loves watching children grow intellectually and emotionally. "I enjoy being around children and working with them," she says.
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Aimee Buckner is currently a fourth grade teacher at Brookwood Elementary School in Gwinnett County, Georgia. She has spent the past twelve years teaching and learning alongside her students . As a co-founder to the Gwinnett County Summer Writing Institut

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