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Heinemann Authors at Literacy for All

Heinemann is a proud sponsor of the 2021 Literacy for All Conference. Check out this blog for a complete list of the Heinemann authors presenting this year.  (continue reading)

On the Podcast: Developing Writing Skills with Mentor Texts with Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O'Dell

Mentor texts from a variety of high-interest sources along with diverse authors can be a real game changer in secondary writing classrooms.   (continue reading)

Planning Instruction with Mentor Texts

Watch a FREE planning video and download a FREE study guide from Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O’Dell, coauthors of A Teacher’s Guide to Mentor Texts.  (continue reading)

Starting Small with Mentor Texts: Studying Craft and Punctuation

It helps to start small. A beautifully crafted sentence is filled with interesting decisions the writer has made, and there’s so much to learn.  (continue reading)

The Power of Using Mentor Texts in Secondary Classrooms

We can prepare our students for academic writing tasks when we invite them to make the kind of writing real writers make.  (continue reading)

Writing Workshop That Can Thrive in a Pandemic

How to Make Your Writing Workshop Thrive - Whether In Person, Online, or a Blend of Both by Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O'Dell.  (continue reading)

5 Big Questions to Ask When You’re Choosing a Mentor Text

...there is no better way to honor your teaching and increase the repertoire of what you can offer students.  (continue reading)

Beyond Literacy Analysis Read Aloud Podcast

Today on the Heinemann Podcast, a special read aloud from Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O’Dell, co-authors of Beyond Literary Analysis: Teaching Students to Write with Passion and Authority About Any Text.  (continue reading)

Finding Writing Topics Your Students Love

In this video, Allison & Rebekah explain how simple it can be to get the creative juices flowing with inspiration from 'analysis in the wild'.  (continue reading)

Beyond Literary Analysis: How to Use This Book

This book is for teachers who want to revive the art of analytical writing in their classrooms—from teachers of middle-grade writers who are making their first foray into analytical writing to teachers of experienced twelfth-grade writers who are looking ahead to college where their professors will expect much, much more.  (continue reading)

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