Teaching the Mechanical Skills of Writing

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Chapter 11: Teaching the Mechanical Skills of Writing


  • How Children Learn to Spell
  • Helping Children Become Better Spellers
  • Explicit Instruction in Spelling

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  • Trade Secret 11.1 Building Language: A Constructivist Approach to Grammar

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Capitalization and Punctuation

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  • Manuscript or Cursive Style?
  • Vertical or Slanted Form?
  • Handwriting Instruction
  • Left-Handed Writers

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Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners

  • Special Feature 11.1 The Writing Development of English Language Learners

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Strategies for Teaching Children with Special Needs: Spelling Instruction

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Family Focus: Helping Children with Spelling

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