- An approach to factual writing: this article suggests one way of categorising types of factual writing and introduces a teaching strategy which can develop students' awareness of the structural and language features of a number of factual genres. Levels 1 to 8.
- Combining dictogloss and cooperative learning to promote language learning (PDF)
- Generation 1.5 students and college writing: Linda Harklau’s 2003 article discusses some of the special writing needs of generation 1.5 students (so called because they share the characteristics of both first- and second-generation immigrants).
- Looking for quality in student writing: this article gives suggestions for analysing the good things a writer does. Learning to see the things students can do so we can teach them to do the things they can't. Levels 1 to 8.
- An Approach to Factual Writing: Wray and Lewis on text types and writing frames, with clear explanations and exemplifications.
- Sentence Combining: 2004 report on the role sentence combining can play in improving writing quality (The Institute of Education, University of London).
- Knapp, P. and Watkins, M. (1994). Context–Text–Grammar: Teaching the Genres and Grammar of SchoolWriting in Infant and Primary Classrooms: This resource provides a detailed discussion of the concepts involved in learning about language, including functional grammar based on the genres of school writing.
- Knapp, P. and Watkins, M. (2005). Genre, Text, Grammar: Technologies for Teaching and Assessing Writing: This resource examines how the three aspects of language (genre, text and grammar) can be used as resources in teaching and assessing writing.
- Writing Frames: Scaffolding children’s non-fiction writing in a range of genres
- An approach to scaffolding children's non-fiction writing: the use of writing frames (David Wray and Maureen Lewis)
Published on: 13 Sep 2010