Students are better writers when they master discrete writing skills.
Skills for Effective Writing teaches these skills, such as identifying topic sentences and recognizing irrelevant information, and offers extensive practice opportunities. When students master discrete skills, all of their writing improves. This allows teachers to focus their time and feedback on the content of student work.
- Each unit teaches a single writing skill, focusing students on developing the skill fully.
- Following instruction, students apply the skill, facilitating their understanding of exactly how each skill works.
- The units include extensive practice so that students can truly master each skill.
- Unit quizzes give teachers a snapshot of exactly how well students learned the skill.
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