How Writing Can Improve Reading Skills


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Which is true about the relationship between reading and writing?

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1. What do we know about writing instruction in relation to reading skills?

2. What teaching tool can teachers bring to their writing programs to increase comprehension?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet combo, you'll be quizzed on the relationship between reading and writing. You'll need to know about current writing instruction methods and methods that could help improve student comprehension.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will test you on the following:

  • How writing instruction relates to reading skills
  • Amount of time students spend in typical writing programs
  • Methods of instructing students to write like writers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the related writing and reading skills lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the connection between reading and writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about writing instruction

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the related lesson, How Writing Can Improve Reading Skills. The lesson highlights the following objectives:

  • Learn what recent studies tell us about writing instruction
  • Describe the process by which student develop literacy skills
  • Define decoding, encode, and phonemes
  • Identify ways teachers can help students develop writing skills
  • Understand the importance of writing instruction