Results indicated that when writing instruction included a teacher modeling component, students appeared more confident and competent in their abilities to start and complete writing assignments independently. They were also more likely to apply learned strategies and to remain on task. In addition, based on primary trait and analytical scores of the students' writing samples, writing quality significantly improved with teacher modeling---especially for low and medium entry-level writers. Students' writing stamina was also substantially influenced by teacher modeling, as evidenced by increased word counts and writing durations. Findings were further corroborated by the interview responses of the six focal group students, who perceived teacher modeling as the most helpful part of writing instruction.This happens as raters negotiate the meaning of the descriptors within a rubricaquot; ( Gallagher et al., 2005, p. ... the open-ended interviews conducted at the conclusion of this study was to gain insight into childrena#39;s perceptions of their own writinganbsp;...
|Title||:||An Examination of the Impact of Teacher Modeling on Young Children's Writing|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|