January 2013 • Volume 44 • Number 3 • Pages 44-51
A Unit of Study Approach for Teaching Common Core State Standards for Writing
A unit of study can provide a framework that fosters student engagement with writing tasks.
|This article reflects the following This We Believe characteristics: Meaningful Learning, Challenging Curriculum, Multiple Learning Approaches
Kristine E. Pytash & Denise N. Morgan
Article Description: Writing can be challenging for most students, and it becomes even more so for reluctant students. This article focuses on the unit of study as an instructional framework that can help foster students' engagement and motivation with writing. This article focuses on the unit of study as an inquiry-based instructional framework for supporting students' development as writers in single subject areas or across disciplines.
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Kristine E. Pytash is an assistant professor at Kent State University in Ohio. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgDenise N. Morgan is an associate professor at Kent State University in Ohio. E-mail: email@example.com
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