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Clear writing and literacy

Ruth Baldwin

Clear writing and literacy

how to recognize clear writing, how to use it, how to convince others to use it

by Ruth Baldwin

  • 49 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Ontario Literacy Coalition in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literacy,
  • Authorship,
  • Business writing,
  • Written communication

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 52-58.

    Statementprepared for Ontario Literacy Coalition by Ruth Baldwin.
    ContributionsOntario Literacy Coalition.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18311065M
    ISBN 101895395003
    OCLC/WorldCa26258314

    This must-have book will enable teachers to develop their students' ability to use authentic writing tasks to deepen what they know and understand about their reading. —Laura Robb, author of Literacy Links and Redefining Staff Development. Janet Angelillo introduces us to an entirely new way of thinking about writing about reading. Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel, and, among its many findings, stated that the foundational reading and writing skills that develop from birth to age five have a clear and consistently strong relationship with later conventional literacy skills. “These six variables not only correlated with later.

    Effective writing instruction results in children who can produce clear, understandable writing for different purposes. If teachers expect children to accomplish this, they must explain the purpose for writing and how to achieve it. When teaching literacy, it is important to model for children as much as possible. If so, please join me at Rev Up Readability — our clear-writing workshop — online May 4-June 1. There, you’ll get more results from the Department of Education’s latest adult literacy test. Use it to get a reality check on how well your readers really read — so you can .

      Cen-Clear works with the Central Intermediate Unit Adult Education Program to determine the literacy level of the parent(s) and refers the parent to literacy training if needed. The research is clear: Children raised in homes that promote family literacy grow up to be better readers and do better in school than children raised in homes where literacy is not promoted. We know that promoting family literacy is important to future reading and school success, but does that mean parents should be prepared to read books.


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