Writers Read Better: Narrative
50+ Paired Lessons That Turn Writing Craft Work Into Powerful Genre Reading
M. Colleen Cruz
When It Comes to Reading, Writers Have an Advantage
We know that writing skills reinforce reading skills, but what’s the best way to capitalize on this relationship? By flipping the traditional “reading lesson first, writing lesson second” sequence, Colleen Cruz helps you make the most of the writing-to-reading connection with 50 carefully matched lesson pairs centered around narrative texts. Lessons can be implemented either as a complete curriculum or as a supplement to an existing program.
Complete with suggestions on adapting the lessons to suit the needs of your classroom and individual students, Writers Reader Better: Narrative offers a solid foundation for giving your students the advantage of transferable literacy skills.