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Ch 11: Teaching Writing to Students with Special Needs

About This Chapter

The text and video lessons included in this chapter will teach you important topics needed for teaching writing to students with special needs. Go over effective strategies and tools for helping special needs students with their reading skills.

Teaching Writing to Students with Special Needs - Chapter Summary

Review the text and video lessons included in this chapter to learn about different strategies that will help you teach writing skills to special needs students. Go through these lessons to learn about topics such as:

  • The writing process for students with learning disabilities
  • How to teach writing to students
  • Differentiating writing instruction for students
  • Reflective writing strategies
  • How to provide effective feedback on student writing

Each lesson has been compiled by instructors who have extensive experience in these particular areas. If you would like to see how much you know about these topics when you complete the lessons, you can answer the questions found in the chapter's practice quizzes and final exam.

How It Helps

  • Explains topics: These lessons will provide you with comprehensive overviews of the different topics needed to effectively teach writing to students with learning disabilities.
  • Offer strategies: Go over these lessons to get helpful strategies for working with special-needs students on their writing skills.
  • Emphasizes feedback: You can review these lessons to better understand the importance of feedback when working with special needs students, and the ways to implement better feedback in your classroom.

Skills Covered

These lessons will help you to:

  • Understand specific writing areas in which special needs students often require help
  • Recognize the most effective strategies for helping students with learning disabilities improve their writing skills
  • Use these strategies effectively in your classroom
  • Provide helpful feedback to your students on their writing progress

5 Lessons in Chapter 11: Teaching Writing to Students with Special Needs
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The Writing Process for Students with Learning Disabilities

1. The Writing Process for Students with Learning Disabilities

Writing instruction for students with learning disabilities includes several methods addressing special needs. This lesson outlines the steps of the writing process and shows strategies teachers can use to assist students with learning difficulties.

The Sequence of Teaching Writing to Students

2. The Sequence of Teaching Writing to Students

Teaching writing follows a predictable set of steps. What are they and what sequence do they follow? This lesson fills you in on the ins and outs of teaching writing.

How to Differentiate Writing Instruction for Students

3. How to Differentiate Writing Instruction for Students

How can teachers reach all learners during writing instruction? This lesson highlights several strategies to differentiate writing instruction and gives examples of how each is used in the classroom.

Reflective Writing Strategies to Show Student Understanding

4. Reflective Writing Strategies to Show Student Understanding

Teachers can use students' writing for many purposes. One of these, reflective writing, is a great way to get a pulse on student learning. This lesson defines reflective writing and shows how it can be used to reflect student understanding.

Providing Effective Feedback on Writing Samples

5. Providing Effective Feedback on Writing Samples

Providing effective feedback on writing samples is imperative for student improvement in the learning process. Effective feedback actually begins before a writing starts and continues after the student has submitted the assignment.

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