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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205762866ISBN-10 0205762867
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-321-39232-9ISBN-13 978-0-321-39232-9
Author(s): D. J. Henry
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 560
Description

The revolutionary approach of D.J. Henry’s Writing for Life offers a visually rich, high-interest, and down-to-earth approach that reinforces the writing process while showing students how to take responsibility for their learning.

While the areas-for-learning are often steadfast, today’s developing writers learn differently than learners from 10, 15, 20 years ago.  The overwhelming majority of today’s learners—having been influenced by television, interacted with the Web, and watched video games—are products of an environment where information is presented and ideas are expressed principally through visuals.   D.J. Henry recognized the differences between today’s learners and learners of yesteryear, and wrote Writing for Life from the ground up to address the thinking and learning processes occurring today.   

The ground-breaking design of Writing for Life (developed in conjunction with Dorling Kindersley Publishers [DK]) makes writing, reading and thinking processes visible, and shows the processes rather than just telling students about them. Highly graphic layouts and unique visual pedagogy empower students to transfer the learning strategies they already use in interpreting the visual world to the task of writing.  This visual approach—created specifically for today’s visually-oriented learners—and the “What’s the Point” theme that demonstrates real-world scenarios or applications motivate students by illustrating the power of writing in life.

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