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ERIC Number: EJ1118050
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Help Me Where I Am: Scaffolding Writing in Preschool Classrooms
Quinn, Margaret F.; Gerde, Hope K.; Bingham, Gary E.
Reading Teacher, v70 n3 p353-357 Nov-Dec 2016
Early writing is important to young children's development--research indicates that writing is predictive of later reading and writing. Despite this, preschool teachers often do not focus on writing and offer limited scaffolding to foster children's writing development. This article shares innovative ways to scaffold early writing across the three component skills of writing: composing, spelling, and forming letters.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A