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Rozlyn Linder: Let's Talk About The Skills


If you want your writers to elaborate, you shouldn't say, "OK, now let's write" and leave it at that. Rozlyn Linder recommends separating the writing from the skill. To elaborate and have a dialogue, you need to first know how to do those acts in the real world.

In Roz's The Big Book of Details, you'll find specific moves to use with students that go beyond add more. In this video, Roz shares what she believes is the first step to successful student writing.


The Big Book of Details: 46 Moves for Teaching Writers to Elaborate is out now. Click here to learn more

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As a literacy specialist, a blogger, a high-demand consultant, and the author of The Big Book of Details and the bestselling Chart Sense series, Rozlyn Linder loves to help colleagues take complicated research and turn it into classroom-ready teaching ideas. Connect with her on Twitter @rozlinder or at her web site.

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Topics: Video, Detail Moves, Writing, Big Book of Details, Elaborate, Middle School, nonfiction, Roz Linder, Rozlyn Linder, Student Texts

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