Content Area Writing that Rocks (and Works!)

Content Area Writing that Rocks (and Works!)

Rebecca Harper

11.16.2018

Rebecca Harper

Rebecca Harper is an Assistant Professor of Literacy in the Department of Advanced Studies and Innovation at Augusta University. She received her PH.D. in Language and Literacy from the University of South Carolina. She is the author of “Content Area Writing that Rocks (and Works!)” and “Content Literacy Lowdown: Making it Work in All Classrooms.” Her research interests include: content area literacy, student conceptualization of writing, teacher beliefs, and critical literacy.

Engage third through twelfth grade students with creative strategies to develop their writing skills with the help of Content Area Writing That Rocks.This standards-based resource provides teachers with strategies and suggestions to build writing skills based on students' interests in technology, social media, and other contemporary topics. This guide supports overall writing instruction across the content areas. 

Rebecca Harper is an Assistant Professor of Literacy in the Department of Advanced Studies and Innovation at Augusta University. She received her PH.D. in Language and Literacy from the University of South Carolina. She is the author of “Content Area Writing that Rocks (and Works!)” and “Content Literacy Lowdown: Making it Work in All Classrooms.” Her research interests include: content area literacy, student conceptualization of writing, teacher beliefs, and critical literacy.