Developing Writers: A Workshop for High School Teachers
Different Purposes (#104)
Purpose directly relates to the form or genre selected to express writers' ideas. In this program, the teachers examine this relationship, presenting classroom examples of students working in many genres, including persuasive writing, memoir, and poetry. Their subsequent analysis underscores what students can learn by examining commonalities and differences among genres and the value of multigenre projects.
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: This series offers practical and philosophical advice for teaching writing, while examining issues every teacher faces, such as high-stakes assessments and dealing with differently abled students. The programs feature teachers who are helping their students grow as skilled and effective writers. Participants will observe how teachers and students work together to create writing communities. Professional writers will share their processes as they move from initial concepts to publication. Watch it Online
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