No matter what writing level your students are at, this comprehensive guide has advice and tips for both the struggling and advanced writers. Spelling, handwriting, sentences, essays, proof reading and more are all addressed with teaching advice, reasoning behind rules and examples. In coordination with the Writing Skills student books, this Teachers Handbook is ideal for differentiating writing instruction while addressing all necessary components of a writing program.
An excellent resource for differentiating writing instruction the Writing Skills Teacher Handbook explains how to teach writing through explicit instruction, models, and samples of student writing at various stages. Also includes cross-curricular applications, writing prompts, and discussion of writing assessments.
Special sections in spelling, handwriting, and keyboarding help build fluency and confidence in young and struggling writers. Can be used without the student books as an excellent professional resource or with Writing Skills student books to practice skills addressed in grades 2 - 12