Writing Instruction That Works: Proven Methods for Middle and High School Classrooms (Language and Literacy Series) (Language and Literacy (Paperback))
- Publish Date: 2013-05-31
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Arthur N. Applebee;Judith A. Langer
Backed by solid research, Writing Instruction That Works answers the following question: What is writing instruction today and what can it be tomorrow? This up-to-date, comprehensive book identifies areas of concern for the ways that writing is being taught in today's secondary schools. The authors offer far-reaching direction for improving writing instruction that assist both student literacy and subject learning. They provide many examples of successful writing practices in each of the four core academic subjects (English, mathematics, science, and social studies/history), along with guidance for meeting the Common Core standards. The text also includes sections on ''Technology and the Teaching of Writing'' and ''English Language Learners.''