Don't Forget to Write for the Secondary Grades by 826 National
50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons (Ages 11 and Up)

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Fantastic strategies for getting high school students excited about writing

This book offers 50 creative writing lesson plans from the imaginative and highly acclaimed 826 National writing labs. Created as a resource to reach all students (even those most resistant to creative writing), the off-beat and attention-grabbing lessons include such gems as "Literary Facebooks," where students create a mock Facebook profile based on their favorite literary character, as well as highly practical lessons like the "College Application Essay Boot Camp." These writing lessons are written by experts—and favorite novelists, actors, and other entertainers pitched in too.Road-tested lessons from a stellar national writing labInventive and unique lessons that will appeal to even the most difficult-to-reach studentsIncludes a chart linking lessons to the Common Core State Standards

826 National is an organization committed to supporting teachers, publishing student work, and offering services for English language learners.


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826 National is a nonprofit tutoring, writing, and publishing organization with locations in eight cities across the country. Our goal is to assist students ages 6 to 18 with their writing skills, and to help teachers get their classes excited about writing. Our work is based on the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.Jennifer Traig is the author of the memoirs Devil in the Details and Well Enough Alone, and the editor of The Autobiographer's Handbook.
Published October 3, 2011 by Jossey-Bass. 240 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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