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Predictors of Writing Success

Writing Conventions:  Putting the Puzzle TogetherTitle: Predictors of writing success: How important are spelling, grammar and punctuation?Author(s): Daffern, T; Mackenzie, N.M; Hemmings, BSource: Australian Journal of Education 2017, Vol. 61(1)

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PROOF: Teaching Essay Structure Improves Students’ Writing Skills

Title: Investigating a Text Structure Intervention for Reading and Writing in Grades 4 and 5 Author: Strong, J.Z. Link: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/344252759_Investigating_a_Text_Structure_Intervention_for_Reading_and_Writing_in_Grades_4_and_5 Source: Reading Research Quarterly, 55(4). September, 2020 Abstract: Although it

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Literacy & Math on YouTube

Watch this video on You Tube to help you introduce your students to the ‘language of math.’ Title: “Math Isn’t Hard, It’s a Language” Link: https://youtu.be/V6yixyiJcos Source: Tedx Talks, 2014;

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USE Writing to IMPROVE Math Problem Solving

Number 2 of 3 research/methodology summaries regarding teaching writing in math class. Title: Disabilities in Written ExpressionAuthor: Gardner, T.J.Source: Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol. 18, No. 1, 46-54, 2011Article Link: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ941389

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The Metacognitive Skills of Writing: A Model

Title: A Metacognitive Model of Writing: An Update From a Developmental Perspective Author: Hacker, D.J Source: Educational Psychologist, 53(4), 220–237, 2018 Abstract: In this article, the author provides evidence to

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Teach Planning/Revising to Improve Writing

Our struggling writers are often ‘immature’ writers. In the article summary below, we learn that the writing of immature writers is not improved via opportunities for planning or revising their

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