Writing is an often overlooked component of literacy, but the ability to write clearly and communicate effectively is critical to students' classroom and workplace success. Thoughtful writing assignments can provide a means to enhance students' vocabulary, comprehension, and spelling skills.

Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively

January 12, 2017 11:19:32 AM

Graham, S., Bruch, J., Fitzgerald, J., Friedrich, L., Furgeson, J., Greene, K., Kim, J., Lyskawa, J., Olson, C.B., & Smither Wulsin, C. (2016). Teaching secondary students to write effectively (NCEE 2017-4002). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from the NCEE website: http://whatworks.ed.gov.

Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading

April 23, 2010 1:36:25 PM

Graham, S., and Hebert, M.A. (2010). Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading. A Carnegie Corporation Time to Act Report. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education.

Writing, Technology and Teens

August 11, 2008 3:29:41 PM

Lenhart, A., Arafeh, S., Smith, A.,and Macgill, A.R.,(2008). Writing, Technology and Teens. Washington, DC: The Pew Internet & American Life Project.

The Nation's Report Card: Writing 2007

April 23, 2008 4:12:28 PM

U.S. Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.

Writing Next

October 22, 2007 5:04:44 PM

Graham, S. and Perin, D. (2007). Writing Next. New York: Carnegie Corporation.

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