ERIC Number: ED451522
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Sharpen Your Child's Writing Skills: A Guidebook for Kentucky Parents.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
This booklet answers parents' questions about the following: Kentucky's Writing Portfolio program, the process which leads to effective writing, and the parent's role in the development of children's writing skills. The first section discusses the stages of the writing process (prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) and how parents can help their children at each step of the process. The next section lists the required elements and pieces that writing students are to include in the 4th-, 7th-, and 12th-grade writing portfolios. The next section discusses the portfolio scoring guide and how parents can help students improve their writing. The booklet then presents the most asked questions and their answers regarding the Kentucky Writing Portfolio. Names and addresses of Kentucky Writing Program consultants and Writing Portfolio consultants are attached. (EF)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 7, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Process Approach (Writing), Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Skills
The Kentucky Writing Program is a service of the Kentucky Department of Education, Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero St., Frankfort, KY 40601.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky