Looking to produce a classroom full of writers? This book explores a wealth of ideas for nurturing student writers and developing their talents. This comprehensive handbook will help you build on the experience, knowledge, and ideas that kids bring to the classroom. It shows you how to support students through the writing process from first draft through revisions to final copy. Learn to respond to children`s writing in ways that encourage, rather than frustrate. Organized for the busy classroom teacher, the book includes suggestions for managing the classroom, developing a writing schedule, and motivating students. Useful tools for assessment and record-keeping complement this exceptional book.