Cultivating Writers

Cultivating Writers introduces educators to 6 essential beliefs to nurture and grow complete writers who have the will to write. Teachers will discover how to foster authentic writing engagement in a vibrant writing community.

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The 6 essential steps for nurturing writers who have the will to write is the core of this practical book. Based on extensive classroom experience, the book explores how teachers can help students tap into their own life experiences, model the habits of a writer, and make use of the tools of the trade. Strategies throughout the book show teachers how to create an environment that helps students see writing as a rewarding experience in and outside the classroom. Powerful real-life anecdotes and ready-to-use activities support this guide to developing classrooms full of thoughtful, passionate writers.


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About the Author(s)

With a Master of Education from the University of Western Ontario and more than 15 years of teaching experience in grades from Kindergarten to Grade 8, Anne Elliott has a proven dedication to literacy. She has shared this dedication professionally as a literacy learning coordinator, literacy coach, and librarian.


For more than 30 years, Mary Lynch has been a classroom teacher of students in grades from JK to 6, and has served as a reading support teacher, and literacy teacher and coach.


Product Details

Grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Media: 148 pp/paper
Year: 2020
Item No: 8345
ISBN: 978-1-55138-345-3
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers