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Teaching Basic Writing Skills provides teachers with instructional strategies for the development of written language. It offers specific techniques to add structure, coherence, and clarity to students’ expository and narrative writing.
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How TBWS Works

Teaching Basic Writing Skills is a flexible, easy-to-use program for providing direct, explicit instruction in expository and narrative writing. The program is appropriate for grades K–12 in every content area, and its activities can be adjusted to varying difficulty levels and adapted for large classes, small groups, and tutorials.
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What Makes Teaching Basic Writing Skills Different?

Teaching Basic Writing Skills focuses on forming a solid foundation in the skills most needed for school assignments. Its approach assumes that writing and thinking—and the organizational processes thinking involves—are tightly linked.
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About the Author

Dr. Judith C. Hochman is the former Superintendent of the Greenburgh Graham Union Free School District in Hastings on Hudson, New York and Head of Windward School in White Plains, New York. She is the founder and senior faculty member of the Windward Teacher Training Institute.
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This guide (TBWS) is indispensable for any teacher seeking to develop systematically their students’ sentence, paragraph, and expository writing skills. The teaching activities and examples are extremely helpful for the tutor or teacher who needs flexibility within a structure and sequence.

- Louisa Moats, Ed.D.
Author and Director of Professional Development and Research Initiatives, Sopris West Educational Services
Longmont, CO


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