Table of Contents

Chapter 1: How Thinking Differently About Genre Can Motivate Your Students to Read and Write in a World of Varied Texts
Chapter 2: Sharing and Making Meaning of Experience: Narrative Genres
Chapter 3: Learning How and Teaching Others: Procedural Genres
Chapter 4: Developing and Communicating Expertise: Informational Genres
Chapter 5: Exploring Meaning through Performance: Dramatic Genres
Chapter 6: Effecting Change: Persuasive Genres

An Invitation

Appendix A: Daily Lesson Planning Sheet
Appendix B: Project Steps Planning Sheet
Appendix C: Related Books for Teachers