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Instruction and Assessment for Struggling Writers: Evidence-Based Practices
     

Instruction and Assessment for Struggling Writers: Evidence-Based Practices

by Gary A. Troia
 

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ISBN-10: 1606239074

ISBN-13: 9781606239070

Pub. Date: 05/14/2010

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

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

Overview

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.

Gary A. Troia|cShin-ju C. Lin|cBrandon W. Monroe|cSteven Cohen|p77

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606239070
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/14/2010
Series:
Challenges in Language and Literacy Series
Pages:
401
Sales rank:
875,411
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Gary A. Troia 1

Part I Theoretical Grounding: The Nature of Writing Problems in Struggling Writers

Chapter 1 Multiple Processes That Matter in Writing Instruction and Assessment Virginia W. Berninger Noelia P. Garcia Robert D. Abbott 15

Chapter 2 Self-Efficacy and Procrastination in the Writing of Students with Learning Disabilities Robert M. Klassen Christine Welton 51

Part II Contemporary Classroom Writing Instruction and Struggling Writers

Chapter 3 The Effects of Writing Workshop Instruction on the Performance and Motivation of Good and Poor Writers

Chapter 4 Connecting Reading and Writing Instruction for Struggling Learners Timothy Shanahan 113

Chapter 5 Informational Writing across the Curriculum Carol Sue Englert Cynthia M. Okolo Troy V. Mariage 132

Part III Teaching Composing to Struggling Writers

Chapter 6 Teaching Composing to Students with Learning Disabilities: Scientifically Supported Recommendations Steve Graham Natalie G. Olinghouse Karen R. Harris 165

Chapter 7 Written Composition Instruction and Intervention for Students with Language Impairment Nickola W. Nelson Froma P. Roth Adelia M. Van Meter 187

Chapter 8 Teaching Written Expression to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners Anne W. Graves Robert Rueda 213

Chapter 9 Using Technology to Teach Composing to Struggling Writers Charles A. MacArthur 243

Part IV Teaching Spelling to Struggling Writers

Chapter 10 Teaching Spelling to Students with Language and Learning Disabilities Louisa C. Moats 269

Chapter 11 Spelling and English Language Learning Pauline B. Low Linda S. Siegel 290

Part V Assessment of Writing by Struggling Writers

Chapter 12 Classroom Portfolio Assessment for Writing Maryl Gearhart 311

Chapter 13 Assessment of Student Writing with Curriculum-Based Measurement Betty J. Benson Heather M. Campbell 337

Chapter 14 Language-Based Assessment of Written Expression Cheryl M. Scott 358

Index 387

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