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Master teacher Lisa Morris invites you to share her secrets of success with writer's workshops. After years of experimenting with the workshop model, she has developed the most effective ways to apply it in the classroom, yielding higher test scores and increased student engagement. Through practical, step-by-step instruction, Morris demonstrates how to use writer's notebooks, mentor texts, the writing process, and the 6 traits. Specific topics include: setting up the classroom for workshops creating a writing curriculum creating guidelines, expectations, and lessons for using notebooks helping students select ideas, brainstorm, and plan assigning writing partners and organizing sharing getting students to self-reflect creating process and product portfolios finding resources for publishing holding effective writing conferences The book also offers an array of invaluable tools, such as student writing samples mini-lessons for each stage of the writing process lesson plans pacing guides for dividing your time during the workshop sample charts to help you stay organized suggested classroom guidelines and handouts a list of mentor texts, organized by what you can use them to teach (e.g., adjectives, alliteration, onomatopoeia, beginnings, endings, strong verbs, sensory details) quotations on each stage of the writing process to motivate students

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9781138143951 | Routledge, April 14, 2016, cover price $165.00

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9781596671959 | Eye on Education, September 30, 2011, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Master teacher Lisa Morris invites you to share her secrets of success with writer's workshops.

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Product Description: Tried and true expository teaching strategies that guarantee success for teachers and students alike.

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9781681184654 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, February 9, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Tried and true expository teaching strategies that guarantee success for teachers and students alike.

Shifting your literature instruction to meet the Common Core can be tricky. The standards are specific about how students should analyze characters, themes, point of view, and more. In this new book, Lisa Morris makes it easy by taking you through the standards and offering tons of practical strategies, tools, and mentor texts for grades 2-5. She shows you how to combine the standards into effective units of study so that you can teach with depth rather than worry about coverage. Topics covered include: Teaching questioning, inferring, and author’s purpose; Guiding readers to look at themes and write summaries; Showing students how to recognize structural elements of literature; Teaching the craft of writing and vocabulary development; and Helping students analyse characters and character development. Throughout this highly practical book, you’ll find a variety of charts and other graphic organizers that can be easily adapted for classroom use. A list of suggested mentor texts is also available as a free eResource from our website, www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138856172.

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9781138856165 | Routledge, July 3, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Shifting your literature instruction to meet the Common Core can be tricky.

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9781138856172 | Routledge, July 14, 2015, cover price $34.95

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Suitable for browsing and serious research alike, this best-selling reference contains essays on current issues, full coverage of U.S. political races and the Olympics, a capsule history of the world, an atlas, and photographs. Simultaneous. 400,000 first printing.

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9780395628850, titled "Information Please Almanac Atlas &Yearbook: 1993" | 46th edition (Houghton Mifflin, November 1, 1992), cover price $7.95 | also contains Information Please Almanac Atlas &Yearbook: 1993 | About this edition: Provides worldwide statistics and facts on the environment, geography, memorable events of the past year, politics, finance, the arts, science, and other key topics
9780395628874, titled "100 Winning Bridge Tips for the Improving Player/Standard American Edition" | Houghton Mifflin, July 1, 1992, cover price $13.00 | also contains 100 Winning Bridge Tips for the Improving Player/Standard American Edition | About this edition: Provides advice and examples of successfully handling a variety of common problems that arise in bridge bidding, declarer, and defensive play

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Product Description: "Once upon a time, there was a tall, tall tree with branches so high no one could ever reach them. The only thing longer than the tree's trunk were its roots which dug deep into the earth all year long and soaked up the history, footsteps, and news of what others were doing in the world...read more

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9781508778745 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 13, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: "Once upon a time, there was a tall, tall tree with branches so high no one could ever reach them.

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Product Description: Treat yourself to heartwarming stories about dogs that were rescued and given hope for a better life. With special emphasis on the benefits of adopting abandoned and unwanted dogs, these loving stories will make you smile and know that we can all make a difference...read more

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9781507821008, titled "One Life at a Time: A Rescuer's Memoir" | Createspace Independent Pub, February 10, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Treat yourself to heartwarming stories about dogs that were rescued and given hope for a better life.
9781499647761 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 4, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Animal rescue is a passion.

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Product Description: Tried and true narrative writing strategies that guarantee success for teachers and students.

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9781633673731 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, December 9, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Tried and true narrative writing strategies that guarantee success for teachers and students.

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Product Description: With a deft hand, Lisa Morris collectively brings "snippets" of her writing world to the surface with engaging stories, poems, and memoirs. This uneven collection of seventeen "small moments, scraps of thoughts, and bits of advice" purposefully taps into the hopes, fears, and revelations of today's reader...read more

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9781497542839 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 12, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: With a deft hand, Lisa Morris collectively brings "snippets" of her writing world to the surface with engaging stories, poems, and memoirs.

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Product Description:  Tiered instruction for our neediest writers! Where does RTI fit into the writer’s workshop, especially for students who struggle or just aren’t engaged? Morris provides the answer with this user-friendly resource for implementing tiered writing instruction in Grades 2-6...read more

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9781452229928 | Corwin Pr, April 9, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition:  Tiered instruction for our neediest writers!

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Product Description: On October 25th 2001 I was arrested in the state of Louisiana charged with Possession With Intent To Distribute Cocaine. To be honest with you that was one of the most intense days of my life. No one to call or to let know where I was...read more

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9781475132625 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 11, 2012, cover price $7.75 | About this edition: On October 25th 2001 I was arrested in the state of Louisiana charged with Possession With Intent To Distribute Cocaine.

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Product Description: Great monster trucks book, A stunning collection of these giant machines

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9781445428901 | Parragon Inc, April 11, 2011, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Great monster trucks book, A stunning collection of these giant machines

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