A Classroom Teacher's Guide To Struggling Writers

Paperback | July 30, 2009

byCurt Dudley-marling, Patricia Paugh

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What do struggling writers really need? The research says they need more of what every student needs: access to high-quality writing instruction. A Classroom Teacher’s Guide to Struggling Writers shares a framework for teaching every child that helps you give frequent, intensive, explicit, and differentiated support to students who struggle.

Curt Dudley-Marling and Patricia Paugh (coauthors of A Classroom Teacher’s Guide to Struggling Readers) draw on a deep, thirty-year research base as well as classroom knowhow. Through observations of master teachers they show how the writing workshop gives you the instructional space to:

  • motivate reluctant writers through genre, topic choice, and collaboration
  • determine exactly where writers struggle through ongoing assessment
  • use assessment to target student needs in your minilessons
  • provide crucial one-on-one support during writing time and individual conferences
  • encourage growth in skills and craft simultaneously.

Best of all, A Classroom Teacher’s Guide to Struggling Writers illustrates how writing workshop can increase your instructional flexibility. You’ll find information to help you guide struggling writers in grades 2 through 6 in areas where they commonly need support, such as planning, fluency, audience, organization, genre, word choice, mechanics, and revision.

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What do struggling writers really need? The research says they need more of what every student needs: access to high-quality writing instruction. A Classroom Teacher’s Guide to Struggling Writers shares a framework for teaching every child that helps you give frequent, intensive, explicit, and differentiated support to students who str...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.25 × 7.5 × 0.45 inPublished:July 30, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0325007659

ISBN - 13:9780325007656

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