Writing Instruction: Current Practices in the Classroom


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In this article on writing instruction by Dr. Carl B. Smith the importance of writer's workshops and journal writing in classroom writing instruction is discussed. Smith explains why this focus on the writing process is so important. At the end of the article, there is a list of valuable resources for further reading on this topic. This resource is referenced in the ReadWriteThink lesson titled "Persuasive Writing: What Can Writing in Family Message Journals Do for Students?"

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    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12

    Topics: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts


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