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Title Best practices in writing instruction / edited by Steve Graham, Charles A. MacArthur, Michael Hebert
Edition Third Edition
Published New York : The Guilford Press, [2019]
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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 core 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."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 26, 2018)
Subject English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
EDUCATION / Elementary.
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Form Electronic book
Author Fitzgerald, Jill, editor
Graham, Steve, 1950- editor
MacArthur, Charles A., editor
ISBN 1462538002
9781462538003