Teaching Beginning Writing Skills to ELL Students


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Why is it important for beginner ELLs to master a few writing basics?

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1. How can a variety of writing activities help students?


Is the following statement true? Why or why not?

Identifying ELL student writing errors should be used as a corrective rather than a punitive tool.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to discern how much you know about teaching beginning writing skills to ELL students. Key topics for the quiz include the necessity of fundamental writing skills for ELL students and the variety of skills used to help them learn better.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Discover what you know about:

  • A true or false statement regarding a student's writing errors
  • What can happen if ELL students read material beyond their current level
  • How much to emphasize spelling corrections

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on teaching beginning writing skills to ELL students
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the importance of variety when teaching writing skills and whether or not correct spelling matters when these students are just starting out
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the potential results of an ELL student reading material that is very advanced

Additional Learning

To learn more, simply follow along in the lesson called Teaching Beginning Writing Skills to ELL Students. You'll be going over these areas of interest, in particular:

  • English writing as a very broad topic of learning for ELL students
  • Some learning objectives for these students
  • How teaching beginning writing to ELL students differs from teaching beginner-level native English speakers
  • Strategies and classroom tips for effective instruction