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Writing better : effective strategies for teaching students with learning difficulties

Author: Steve Graham; Karen R Harris
Publisher: Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Struggling writers can improve their skills dramatically if they get the detailed, explicit instruction they need. With this practical guidebook, equally effective for students who have learning disabilities or just need extra help, elementary and middle school teachers will discover how to use this systematic instruction in their classrooms." "Photocopiable student worksheets give teachers ready-to-use writing  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Graham; Karen R Harris
ISBN: 1557667047 9781557667045
OCLC Number: 57344257
Description: vii, 177 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Writing uphill: why strategy instruction is important --
Writing is a dog's life: a guide to writing difficulties --
How to teach writing strategies --
PLEASE: a paragraph-writing strategy --
PLANS: a goal-setting strategy --
STOP and LIST: goal setting, brainstorming, and organizing --
The peer revising strategy --
The CDO revising strategy --
Summarizing written text --
Story writing --
Persuasive writing --
Writing explanations --
Writing a comparison contrast paper --
Report writing --
Self-monitoring --
Goal setting --
Guidelines for implementing writing strategy instruction.
Responsibility: by Steve Graham and Karen R. Harris.
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This book describes and explains a wide variety of techniques for helping students become better writers. The recommended writing strategies are good for all students, but are particularly helpful  Read more...

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