Instruction and Assessment for Struggling Writers

Instruction and Assessment for Struggling Writers

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This unique book focuses on how to provide effective instruction to K-12 students who find writing challenging, including English language learners and those with learning disabilities or language impairments. Prominent experts illuminate the nature of writing difficulties and offer practical suggestions for building students' skills at the word, sentence, and text levels. Topics include writing workshop instruction; strategies to support the writing process, motivation, and self-regulation; composing in the content areas; classroom technologies; spelling instruction for diverse learners; and assessment approaches. Every chapter is grounded in research and geared to the real-world needs of inservice and preservice teachers in general and special education settings.Reynolds and Bonk (1996; Bonk aamp; Reynolds, 1992) found increases in revision and writing quality on an essay written with support for college students but no effects on revision or quality for essays written with support or on a transfer essay anbsp;...

Title:Instruction and Assessment for Struggling Writers
Author:Gary A. Troia
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011-05-03


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