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Archived: Writing articles

Many of our articles dated 2000 and earlier can now be found in this archive.

By: Russell Gersten, Scott Baker, Lana Edwards (1999)
Effective writing instruction for students with disabilities incorporates three components: adhering to a basic framework of planning, writing, and revision; explicitly teaching critical steps in the writing process; and providing feedback guided by the information explicitly taught. Learn more about methods for using these components in this article.

By: Christopher Essex (1997)
Creative writing plays an important role in a child's literacy development. This article makes suggestions for the instruction and evaluation of children's stories.

By: Fran Lehr (1995)
To many students, revision means correction. This article defines revision and suggests ways teachers can encourage their students to truly revise their work.

"You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend." — Paul Sweeney