ERIC Number: ED396296
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Writing in the Real World: The Primary Grades.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Designed to provide teachers with ideas and resources that make it possible to nourish and build upon the skills of young writers, this guide deals with effective writing instruction within the elementary school and using the writing process with primary children. The guide addresses issues related to, and provides suggestions for, the teaching of spelling as part of the writing process. Parents, students, and teachers all play crucial roles in writing instruction, and the guide encourages each group to excel. Chapters in the guide are: (1) Writing in the Elementary School; (2) Effective Writing Instruction and the Writing Process; (3) Teaching Spelling within the Writing Process; (4) Managing the Writing Classroom; and (5) Evaluation and Conferencing. Contains 61 references. An appendix presents benchmarks of proficiency in reading and writing. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.