Writing - Its Role in Your Content Area

  • Writing - Its Role in Your Content Areas
    • HSS, Science, and Technical Writing - PBS:    History and Social Studies, Science, and Technical Writing looks at analyzing sources, the multiple steps of research, and argumentative, informative and explanatory writing.

    • Inspired Writing:   Littleton (Colorado) Public Schools offers this site for educators to help students with writing, reading, and research so they can become literate for the 21st Century. 
    • National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation's educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners.  Check out site for research, strategies, and tools to increase writing in your classroom.
    • 6 Traits of Writing - The Ultimate Guide:  Educational research states that all good writing includes six key ingredients: ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions—the Six Traits of Writing.
    • What Content-Area Teachers Should Know about Adolescent Literacy  The National Institute for Literacy provides this report to help address middle and high school classroom teachers’, administrators’, and parents’ immediate need for basic information about how to build adolescents’ reading and writing skills.
    • Writing Next provides effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high schools.  This is a report from the Carnegie Foundation.

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