Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively

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Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively

2016 IES Practice Guide/What works Clearinghouse guide providing three recommendations supporting students in grades 6-12 develop effective writing skills.

Their recommendations are:

  1. Explicitly teach appropriate writing strategies using a Model-Practice-Reflect instructional cycle.
  2. Integrate writing and reading to emphasize key writing features.
  3. Use assessments of student writing to inform instruction and feedback.