Deeper Writing

  • Title:Deeper Writing: Quick Writes and Mentor Texts to Illuminate New Possibilities
  • Author:Robin Holland
  • Publication Date:November 2012
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9781452229942
  • Publisher:Corwin Press

Your best tool for building fluent writers

Move beyond routine assignments and make your classroom's writing time really count! No extra time or effort required—this smart and compelling collection is designed to enhance the writing instruction you're already providing. More than just prompts, these texts will foster authentic writing every day, as you challenge your students to build fluency and write for a variety of purposes—top priorities of the Common Core.

Whether you teach beginning writers or high school students, you can dive right in to:

  • 45 quick writes in an easy-to-use framework with suggested grade levels
  • Carefully selected mentor texts that provide models and inspiration for student writing
  • Guidelines for crafting your own original quick writes, tailored to your students' needs

Deeper Writing gives you the tools and strategies you need to help your students' writing flourish, as they dig beneath the surface, remember and reflect and imagine, and learn to write with deeper meaning.


Author Bio

Robin W. Holland is co-director of the Columbus Area Writing Project (CAWP), a local affiliate of the National Writing Project. She has worked in the areas of writing and language arts for over 30 years. During this time she has developed district-wide writing initiatives, conducted inservice trainings, and created writing curriculum guides for Columbus City Schools. Prior to her appointment at CAWP in 2005, she held a number of positions at the building level, including classroom teacher, gifted educator, Title I Teacher, and Literacy Coach/Intervention Specialist. Holland currently works with teacher participants from levels K-16 as one of the facilitators of the CAWP Summer Writing Institute at The Ohio State University.

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