The No-Nonsense Guide to Teaching Writing by Judy Davis
Strategies, Structures, and Solutions

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Filling their book with specific how-to details, Judy Davis and Sharon Hill describe the organization of a successful yearlong writing workshop, centered on writing cycles and the writing notebook. They help teachers prepare tools, address management issues, get the work started, and build momentum as students increase their understanding of good writing practice. Their companion website,, offers forms, reproducibles, and additional student samples.


About Judy Davis

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A 30-year teaching veteran, JUDY DAVIS has spent the past ten years teaching fifth and sixth grade at The Manhattan New School. She conducts workshops and summer institutes throughout the United States and Canada for elementary and middle school teachers on all aspects of literacy instruction. Her classroom is a model site for staff development for teachers in New York Citys School District #2 and other areas.SHARON HILL has been an educator for many years. For the past four, she has served as a teacher, literacy staff developer, and administrator at The Manhattan New School. She has been a presenter at workshops, summer institutes, and conferences across the United States and Sweden for teachers K-8.
Published August 22, 2003 by Heinemann. 272 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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