Research Shows That Teaching The Writing Process Explicitly Produces The Best Writers. So How Is It Done?
The Writing Process
Research clearly states that teaching children the writing process in an explicit way is the best way to improve their writing outcomes. So how is this done?
As we have discussed briefly here before, Frank Smith describes the two roles involved in writing as being: the author and the secretary.
When children are in author mode they are concerned with generating ideas, organising thoughts, and arranging selected words and sentences appropriately and…
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