Writing Instruction That Works

Writing Instruction That Works

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Backed by solid research, Writing Instruction That Works answers the following question: What is writing instruction today and what can it be tomorrow? This up-to-date, comprehensive book identifies areas of concern for the ways that writing is being taught in todays secondary schools. The authors offer far-reaching direction for improving writing instruction that assist both student literacy and subject learning. They provide many examples of successful writing practices in each of the four core academic subjects (English, mathematics, science, and social studies/history), along with guidance for meeting the Common Core standards. The text also includes sections on Technology and the Teaching of Writing and English Language Learners.Responses varied from brief answers toa paragraph dependingon topicandgrade level, but students were expectedto answer from ... Rather than writing a traditional report, for example, sixth grade students completed an a€œImportant Book of Energya€ ... from other forms)a€”how it is usedby consumers, its economic benefit , and howitistransformed intousable power. ... Ratherthanmerely keeping andmaintaining a vocabulary section ofimportant terms in theirscience notebook( aswe sawanbsp;...

Title:Writing Instruction That Works
Author:Arthur N. Applebee, Judith A. Langer
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2015-04-25


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