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Differentiating the Writing Process and Flexible Grouping
Differentiating the writing process and flexible grouping

A butterfly emerges from the cocoon, spreads its wings, and flies.

A student automatically using writing skills and strategies is soaring as a young author.

Immerse Students in the Writer's Craft

A craft is an art or skill. Teach students about the value of writing as a craft. This includes where authors obtain information, how they conduct research, and how they create drafts. Teachers and students must understand and practice the how-tos of writing (National Commission on Writing, 2003). Learners must know how to apply the skills effectively in all content areas.

Young authors need to develop a writing vocabulary to discuss their writing. These terms include draft, revise, edit, and publish. They become familiar with ...

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