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1st Edition

Successful Student Writing through Formative Assessment

ISBN 9781596671287
Published October 2, 2009 by Routledge
142 Pages

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Book Description

Use formative assessment to dramatically improve your students’ writing. In Successful Student Writing Through Formative Assessment, educator and international speaker Harry G. Tuttle shows you how to guide middle and high school students through the prewriting, writing, and revision processes using formative assessment techniques that work.

This brand new set of strategies includes real writing samples plus easy-to-use applications that will allow you to monitor, diagnose, and provide continual feedback to your students. You'll help them perfect their written communication skills and ready them for further growth. Tuttle offers tips on breaking large writing assignments into several smaller tasks, identifying red flags, varying your feedback methods, and more.

Enhance your instruction by assessing students at specific points throughout the writing process, and help them to become better writers as a result!

Table of Contents

1. Writing Prerequisites
2. Monitor Students' Writing
3. Diagnose Students' Writing
4. Formative Feedback For Students
5. Time for Students' Growth
6. Grading in Formative Assessment Writing
7. Writing Process: Prewrite
8. Writing Process: Writing
9. Writing Process: Revise

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