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Basic Writing

Scope Note: 
Developmental written composition or remedial writing instruction concerned with fundamental writing skills, including grammar, punctuation, organization, spelling, vocabulary, theme formulation, and revision -- also, basic writing for second-language students (Note: Do not confuse with basic writing for young children, for which use "Beginning Writing")
Category: Subjects of Instruction
Broader Terms
Writing (Composition)
Writing Instruction
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Developmental Writing
Related Terms
Basic Skills
Developmental Studies Programs
Freshman Composition
Remedial Programs
Second Language Learning
Writing Apprehension
Writing Difficulties
Writing Skills
Added to ERIC: 4/25/1990