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Understanding the Purpose of What You’re Writing

Understanding the Purpose of What You’re Writing
  • Topics

    Writing > Writing Process > Learn What Works
  • Grade Level

    Primary (K-3), Intermediate (4-6)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Students are more likely to be engaged in writing if they understand the purpose of a particular writing assignment. Listen to a member of the IES Panel discuss how teachers can look for opportunities for students to write to inform, persuade, or convey experience. He illustrates strategies to help them plan their writing for a given purpose.