Best Practices in Writing Instruction / Edition 1
  • Best Practices in Writing Instruction / Edition 1
  • Best Practices in Writing Instruction / Edition 1

Best Practices in Writing Instruction / Edition 1

by Steve Graham
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593854323

ISBN-13: 9781593854324

Pub. Date: 03/13/2007

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

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

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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. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593854324
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/13/2007
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Steve Graham, Charles A. MacArthur, and Jill Fitzgerald
I. Designing Writing Programs
1. Writing Instruction in Engaging and Effective Elementary Settings
Michael Pressley, Lindsey Mohan, Lauren Fingeret, Kelly Reffitt, and Lisa Raphael Bogaert
2. Best Practices in Implementing a Process Approach to Teaching Writing, Ruie J. Pritchard and Ronald L. Honeycutt
3. Best Narrative Writing Practices When Teaching from a Developmental Framework, Anne McKeough, Jaime Palmer, Marya Jarvey, and Stan Bird
4. Best Practices in Developing a Writing across the Curriculum Program in the Secondary School, George E. Newell, Susan Koukis, and Stacy Boster
II. Strategies for Teaching and Learning
5. Writing Instruction for Young Children: Methods Targeting the Multiple Demands That Writers Face, David Coker
6. Best Practices in Teaching Planning, Steve Graham and Karen R. Harris
7. Best Practices in Teaching Evaluation and Revision, Charles A. MacArthur
8. Improving Sentence Construction Skills through Sentence-Combining Practice, Bruce Saddler
9. Best Practices in Spelling and Handwriting, Bob Schlagal
10. Best Practices in Promoting Motivation for Writing, Pietro Boscolo and Carmen Gelati
11. Best Practices in Using the Internet to Support Writing, Rachel Karchmer-Klein
12. Best Practices in Teaching Writing to Adolescents, Dolores Perin
13. Best Practices in Writing Assessment, Robert C. Calfee and Roxanne Greitz Miller
III. Special Populations
14. What Is Sound Writing Instruction for Multilingual Learners?, Jill Fitzgerald and Steve Amendum
15. Best Practices in Teaching Writing to Students with Special Needs, Susan De La Paz

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