An Effective Framework for Primary-Grade Guided Writing Instruction

  • File Type: Text
  • Level: Elementary
  • Selected Literacy Topics: Early Literacies, Writing
  • This article was published in Essential Reading for Early Literacy, compiled and introduced by Dorothy S. Strickland. The author, Sharan A. Gibson, outlines how guided writing lessons can "provide opportunities to observe and teach intensively, using an instructional framework that includes (1) engagement in a linguistically and informationally rich activity, (2) discussion of strategic behavior, (3) immediate teacher guidance while each student writes his or her own short but complete text, and (4) sharing of texts.

    Gibson, Sharan A. "An Effective Framework for Primary-Grade Guided Writing Instruction." Essential Reading for Early Literacy. Ed. Dorothy S. Strickland. International Reading Association, 2010.


    Access to this article has been provided by the International Reading Association, an NCLE Stakeholder Organization.


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