Understanding the Purpose of What You’re Writing

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Understanding the Purpose of What You’re Writing

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Understanding the Purpose of What You’re Writing

 

Students are more likely to be engaged in writing if they understand the purpose of a particular writing assignment. Listen to a member of the IES Panel discuss how teachers can look for opportunities for students to write to inform, persuade, or convey experience. He illustrates strategies to help them plan their writing for a given purpose.

FEATURING: Charles MacArthur, University of Delaware

SOURCE: Doing What Works

Topics

English Language Arts/Literacy
Writing
English Language Arts
K–2
3–5
6–8