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Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Third Edition

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Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Third Edition by Graham, Steve; MacArthur, Charles A.; Hebert, Michael, 9781462537969
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  • ISBN: 9781462537969 | 1462537960
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/24/2018
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Well established as a definitive text--and now revised and updated with eight new chapters--this book translates cutting-edge research into effective guidelines for teaching writing in grades K–12. Illustrated with vivid classroom examples, the book identifies the components of a complete, high-quality writing program. Leading experts provide strategies for teaching narrative and argumentative writing; using digital tools; helping students improve specific skills, from handwriting and spelling to sentence construction; teaching evaluation and revision; connecting reading and writing instruction; teaching vulnerable populations; using assessment to inform instruction; and more.
 
New to This Edition
*Chapters on new topics: setting up the writing classroom and writing from informational source material.
*New chapters on existing topics: narrative writing, handwriting and spelling, planning, assessment, special-needs learners, and English learners.
*Increased attention to reading–writing connections and using digital tools. 
*Incorporates the latest research and instructional procedures.
 
See also Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition, edited by Charles A. MacArthur, Steve Graham, and Jill Fitzgerald, which provides a comprehensive overview of writing research that informs good practice.


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