ERIC Number: ED436738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching for Strategies in Writing: Maintaining the Balance between Composing and Transcribing.
Running Record, v10 n2 p1-3,8-9,12 Spr 1998
This paper discusses ideas which contribute to better understanding of the writing portions of Reading Recovery lessons, emphasizing the importance of helping the student monitor meaning during the composing and recoding process. Topics addressed in the paper are: (1) differences between composing and transcribing; (2) sources from which children may select writing topics, and (3) three strategies used to transcribe text--analyzing new words to be used, knowing the spelling of familiar words, and relating the spelling of a known and unknown word. Contains 7 references. (EF)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Reading Recovery Council of North America, Columbus, OH.