9781557667045

Writing Better: Effective Strategies For Teaching Students With Learning Difficulties

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  • ISBN13:

    9781557667045

  • ISBN10:

    1557667047

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/15/2005
  • Publisher: Brookes Pub

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Author Biography

Karen R. Harris is Professor and the Currey-Ingram Chair in Special Education at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

About the Authors vii
Section I The Power of Writing
1(20)
Writing Uphill: Why Strategy Instruction Is Important
7(6)
Writing Is a Dog's Life: A Guide to Writing Difficulties
13(8)
Section II Strategies for Teaching Planning, Writing, and Revising
21(18)
How to Teach Writing Strategies
23(16)
Section III Writing Strategies that Can Be Applied Broadly
39(42)
Please: A Paragraph-Writing Strategy
41(6)
Plans: A Goal-Setting Strategy
47(8)
Stop and List: Goal Setting, Brainstorming, and Organizing
55(8)
The Peer Revising Strategy
63(6)
The CDO Revising Strategy
69(6)
Summarizing Written Text
75(6)
Section IV Writing Strategies that Are Genre Specific
81(52)
Story Writing
83(12)
Persuasive Writing
95(14)
Writing Explanations
109(10)
Writing a Comparison/Contrast Paper
119(8)
Report Writing
127(6)
Section V Strategies for Self-Regulating and the Writing Process
133(22)
Self-Monitoring
135(10)
Goal Setting
145(10)
Section VI Making It Work
155(12)
Guidelines for Implementing Writing Strategy Instruction
157(10)
References 167(6)
Appendix: Sources of Quotes and Anecdotes 173(2)
Index 175

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