Additional Readings

There are several great books and articles about writing, theory, and how to teach writing. The compilation below offers a few good suggestions and is by no means exhaustive.

Writing and Technology Highly Recommended Texts

Anstey, Michéle and Geoff Bull. Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies, Changing Times, Changing
Literacies. Newark: International Reading Association, Inc., 2006. Print.

Cunningham, Craig, and Marty Billingsley. Curriculum Webs. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc., 2003. Print.

Herrington, Anne, Kevin Hodgson, and Charles Moran (Eds.). Teaching The New Writing:Technology,
Change, and Assessment in the 21st-Century Classroom. New York: Teachers College, 2009. Print.

Hicks, Troy. The Digital Writing Workshop. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 2009. Print.
Companion ning for The Digital Writing Workshop

Richardson, Will. Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. Thousand
Oaks: Corwin Press, 2006. Print.

Warlick, David F. Raw Materials for the Mind. Raleigh: The Landmark Project, 2005. Print

Comics, Graphic novels, and Visuals can be Motivators for Writers

Faigley, Lester, D. George, A. Palchik, & C. Selfe. Picturing texts. New York: W.W. Norton & Company,
2004. Print.

Handa, Carolyn. Visual Rhetoric in a Digital World. New York: Bedford /St. Martin’s, 2004.Print.

McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics The Invisible Art. New York: Harper Perennial, 1993.Print.

VanAllsburg, Chris. The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996

Writing Books that May Help You Inspire Struggling Writers

Burke, Jim. Writing Reminders. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 2003. Print

Fletcher, Ralph. What a Writer Needs. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 2003. Print.

Fletcher, Ralph. Boy Writers. Markham: Pembroke, 2006. Print

Goldberg, Natalie. Writing Down the Bones. Boston: Shambhala, 1986. Print.

King, Stephen. On Writing. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. Print.

Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird. New York: Anchor Books, 1994. Print.

LeCount, David. Dream Writing Assignments. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 2004. Print.

Murray, Donald. The Craft of Revision, 5th Ed. Boston: Heinle, 2004. Print.

Ooligan Press. Classroom Publishing, 2nd Ed. Portland: Ooligan Press, 2010. Print.

Romano, Tom. Blending Genre, Altering Style. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 2000. Print.


Kolln, Martha. Rhetorical Grammar, 4th Ed. New York: Longman, 2003. Print.

Noden, Harry. Image Grammar. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 1999. Print.

Schuster, Edgar. Breaking the Rules. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 2003. Print.

Truss, Lynne. Eats, Shoots & Leaves. New York: Gotham Books, 2003. Print.

Truss, Lynne. The Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage without Apostrophes! New York: G.P.
Putnam and sons, 2007. Print.

Truss, Lynne. Eats Shoots & Leaves: Why Commas Really Do Make a Difference. New York: G.P. Putnam
and Sons, 2006. Print.

Truss, Lynne. Twenty-Odd Ducks: Why, every punctuation mark counts! New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons,
2008. Print.

Weaver, Constance. Teaching Grammar in Context, Portsmouth: Heinemann, 1996. Print.

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