Best Practices in Writing Instruction

Best Practices in Writing Instruction

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Highly practical and accessible, this indispensable book provides clear-cut strategies for improving K-12 writing instruction. The contributors are leading authorities who demonstrate proven ways to teach different aspects of writing, with chapters on planning, revision, sentence construction, handwriting, spelling, and motivation. The use of the Internet in instruction is addressed, and exemplary approaches to teaching English-language learners and students with special needs are discussed. The book also offers best-practice guidelines for designing an effective writing program. Focusing on everyday applications of current scientific research, the book features many illustrative case examples and vignettes.0 Instructional steps: This approach is designed for instruction in the writing of persuasive essays with individual students. ... write essays answering three of the following four questions: Do you think boys and girls should play sports together?

Title:Best Practices in Writing Instruction
Author:Steve Graham, Charles A. MacArthur, Jill Fitzgerald
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2013-03-19


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