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9781462537969

Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Third Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9781462537969

  • ISBN 10:

    1462537960

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/24/2018
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Summary

Well established as a definitive text--and now revised and updated with eight new chapters--this book translates cutting-edge research into effective guidelines for teaching writing in grades K–12. Illustrated with vivid classroom examples, the book identifies the components of a complete, high-quality writing program. Leading experts provide strategies for teaching narrative and argumentative writing; using digital tools; helping students improve specific skills, from handwriting and spelling to sentence construction; teaching evaluation and revision; connecting reading and writing instruction; teaching vulnerable populations; using assessment to inform instruction; and more.
 
New to This Edition
*Chapters on new topics: setting up the writing classroom and writing from informational source material.
*New chapters on existing topics: narrative writing, handwriting and spelling, planning, assessment, special-needs learners, and English learners.
*Increased attention to reading–writing connections and using digital tools. 
*Incorporates the latest research and instructional procedures.
 
See also Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition, edited by Charles A. MacArthur, Steve Graham, and Jill Fitzgerald, which provides a comprehensive overview of writing research that informs good practice.

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