The power of peer models is undeniable. When students see others
taking risks in their writing, persevering, problem-solving and succeeding,
they been empowered. The models reassure them that they, too, are writers with
important ideas to share and the ability to write well. They, too, can do this!
Nothing motivates like peer models. Classroom writing expert
Janiel Wagstaff brings the power of peer mentors to cross-genre, original
student texts covering more than 70 critical teaching points, including the