Ch 14: Writing Instruction & Feedback

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Get reacquainted with the basics of writing instruction and feedback by exploring the fun lessons in this entertaining chapter. If you're preparing for a test, use our multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam to quickly and effectively check your comprehension.

Writing Instruction & Feedback - Chapter Summary

This self-paced chapter provides all the details you need to gain full comprehension of writing instruction and feedback. Whether you want more information on strategies for teaching content-area writing or hope to explore writing development assessments for students, this chapter can help! Studying the lessons can ensure you're able to do the following:

  • Discuss best practices for teaching writing and organizational techniques for writing
  • How writing conferences can inform student learning
  • Describe ways to provide effective feedback on writing samples
  • Outline strategies for teaching students to revisit and edit their work
  • Detail methods for guiding students in authentic writing
  • Explain how technology can be used to teach writing

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9 Lessons in Chapter 14: Writing Instruction & Feedback
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How to Teach Writing

1. How to Teach Writing

This lesson focuses on ways to teach students the writing process and provides engaging ways to teach steps of the writing process and how to organize ideas while writing.

How to Teach Organizational Techniques for Writing

2. How to Teach Organizational Techniques for Writing

Organizing a piece of writing is one of the most challenging aspects of becoming an independent writer. This lesson will help you learn how to teach the organization of writing.

What is a Writing Conference? - Definition & Examples

3. What is a Writing Conference? - Definition & Examples

Writing conferences are an important part of writer's workshop. How can teachers plan for them and use them to guide student learning? This lesson will give you details on conferences, from planning to note taking.

Providing Effective Feedback on Writing Samples

4. 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.

Teaching Students to Revise & Edit Their Work

5. Teaching Students to Revise & Edit Their Work

Revision and editing are critical steps in the writing process. What's a good way to teach students how to revise and edit? This lesson will offer some dynamic methods of instructing revision and editing. Read on and learn.

Guiding Students in Authentic Writing

6. Guiding Students in Authentic Writing

Authentic writing is an important skill for your students to learn. This lesson will provide some techniques and strategies you can use to help guide your students in authentic writing.

Teaching Strategies for Content-Area Writing

7. Teaching Strategies for Content-Area Writing

All subject areas are required to incorporate writing in some form. This lesson offers strategies for teaching content area writing in two ways - learning to write and writing to learn.

Using Technology to Teach Writing

8. Using Technology to Teach Writing

In this lesson, teachers will learn how to use technology in order to teach students writing and publishing techniques. Additionally, this lesson will discuss how teachers can use various technological resources to facilitate students using written communication in various modes in their classrooms.

Selecting Writing Development Assessments for Students

9. Selecting Writing Development Assessments for Students

Teachers need to use assessments in order to design writing instruction to meet all students' needs. This lesson describes writing assessments and shows how to design a writing assessment for students of all grade and ability levels.

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