Remember, readings from class can be found on BB (when a PDF) or linked on our course schedule (when online).  When your class-recap includes a reading from the internet, feel free to list it in your recap and include a link, so that any outside readers of this blog may also have access!

Here are the APA citations for the readings

The big three

Smagorinsky, Peter, Larry Johannessen, Elizabeth Kahn, and Thomas McCann (2010). The Dynamics of Writing Instruction. Portsmouth: Heinemann.

Hicks, Troy. Crafting Digital Writing (2013). Portsmouth: Heinemann.

Anderson, Jeff. Mechanically Inclined (2005). Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.

Other readings

Dean, D. & Warren, A. (2012). Informal and shared: Writing to create community. English Journal, 101 (4), 50-54.

Dean, D. (2010). Chapter 10: Study of models. In What works in writing instruction, 151-167. Urbana,IL:NCTE.

Cutler, D. (2014). To teach effective writing, model effective writing. Retrieved from

Kittle, P. (2001). Writing giants, Columbine, and the Queen of Route 16. Voices from the Middle, 9 (1), 8-.

Lindenbloom, K. (2015, July 27). School writing vs. authentic writing. [blog post]. Retrieved from

Indiana Department of Education (IDOE). (2014). Indiana Academic Standards for English Language Arts: Grades 6-12. Retrieved from

Martin, C. N. (2013). Not every sentence can be great, but very sentence must be good. Retrieved from

Benko, Susanna. (2013). Scaffolding: An ongoing process to support adolescent writing development. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 56(4), 291-.

Elbow, Peter (1999). Options for responding to student writing. In Ed. Richard Straub A sourcebook for responding to student writing. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Straub, Richard. (1996). The concept of control in teacher response: Defining the varieties of directive and facilitative commentary. College Composition and Communication, 47(2), 223-51.

Hicks, Troy & Turner, Kristen. No longer a luxury: Digital Literacy can’t wait. English Journal, 102 (6), 58-.

Wilson, Maja . (2007). Why I won’t be using rubrics to respond to students’ writing. English Journal, 96(4).

Gallagher, Kelly. (2006).  Chapter 7: Using assessment to drive better student writing. In Teaching adolescent writers. Portland, ME:Stenhouse.

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). (2016). Professional knowledge for the teaching of writing. Retrieved from

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). (2009). Standards for the assessment of reading and writing. Retrieved from

*Selections from Bridging English about assessment