Taking a Closer Look at Your Informational Writing Instruction

Taking a Closer Look at Your Informational Writing Instruction When students write informational text, they have the opportunity to engage with meaningful topics, become curious about the world, learn domain‐specific knowledge, and use academic vocabulary. Given the possibilities for learning through writing informational text, it is important for teachers to reflect on and improve their informational writing instruction. This Teaching Tip describes approaches to creating a classroom environment that supports informational writing, including the use of digital tools for writing. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Reading Teacher Wiley

Taking a Closer Look at Your Informational Writing Instruction

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Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 International Literacy Association
ISSN
0034-0561
eISSN
1936-2714
D.O.I.
10.1002/trtr.1656
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Abstract

When students write informational text, they have the opportunity to engage with meaningful topics, become curious about the world, learn domain‐specific knowledge, and use academic vocabulary. Given the possibilities for learning through writing informational text, it is important for teachers to reflect on and improve their informational writing instruction. This Teaching Tip describes approaches to creating a classroom environment that supports informational writing, including the use of digital tools for writing.

Journal

The Reading TeacherWiley

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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