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.For example, in math, students learned to use words and pictures to pose mathematical equations. ... Example of a studenta#39;s descriptive essay on Ms. Tavcrnaa#39;s classroom website. a wonderful way of illustrating her growth as a teacher.
|Title||:||Best Practices in Writing Instruction|
|Author||:||Steve Graham, Charles A. MacArthur, Jill Fitzgerald|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2013-03-19|