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Writing Instruction Techniques - Chapter Summary
If you're looking for ways understand and strengthen your writing instruction techniques, this chapter can help! Get a comprehensive overview of the writing process, and examine the best ways to help students learn to write. Enjoy in-depth examples that make understanding these techniques easier. When finished, you will be able to:
- Describe the stages of the writing process
- Identify the four major types of writing
- Show students proper ways to write argumentative, informative, explanatory and other texts
- Help students create and present essays and develop responses to literature
- Teach students how to write in extended and shorter timeframes
Tailor the lessons to your unique schedule and study needs. Access them anytime, and feel free to review them from home, the classroom or anywhere with an Internet connection. Gauge how much you understand about these techniques for writing instruction by taking short lesson quizzes and a chapter exam. If you need additional details about lesson topics, be sure to submit your questions to our experts.
1. The Writing Process: Stages & Activities
Writers don't just sit down and write; they go through a process to perfect their writing. In this lesson, we'll look at the writing process and how teachers can use it in their classrooms, including specific activities for each stage.
2. Types of Writing
The four major types of writing are persuasive, descriptive, narrative, and expository. In this lesson you will learn about each of these types in detail, as well as see some short examples to help further understanding.
3. Teaching Students to Write to Specific Texts
Different text types call for different types of written responses. Read this lesson to identify and apply knowledge of assessment and instructional practices to promote students' skills in composing pieces to corresponding fiction and nonfiction literature.
4. Essay & Literature Response Instruction
It's one thing to read a piece of literature; it's another to respond to it. In this lesson we will identify and apply knowledge of assessment and data-driven instructional practices to promote students' skill in creating and presenting responses to literature that make personal, cultural, textual, and thematic connections.
5. Teaching Writing in Varied Time Frames
You can't learn to run before you walk, and the same goes for writing. You must master the basics before putting together a bomb research paper. Read this lesson to learn about teaching students scaffolded techniques that will help them succeed when writing in varied time frames.
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