ERIC Number: ED388999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Writing Instruction in the Intermediate Grades: What is Said, What is Done, What is Understood.
This book provides insight into the interrelationship among students' writing, their thinking about their writing processes, and the language of instruction. It offers information on both common and diverse patterns of understanding among children experiencing the same instructional program and explores the influence of instructional language on teaching and learning writing in the intermediate grades (K-6). Following an introduction, the chapters are: (1) Learning To Write in Today's Classrooms; (2) What is Said: The Teachers' Language; (3) What is Done: The Students' Writing; (4) What is Understood: The Students' Perceptions; and (5) Thoughts on How to Teach Writing. An appendix contains tools for data collection. An extensive resource list for further reading is also provided as well as subject index and an author index. (CR)
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades, Language Role, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Strategies
Order Department, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($9 members, $13 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.