What Research Tells Us about Writing Instruction For Students in the Middle Grades
Reviews research on effective writing instruction. Recommends ways to integrate that research with findings from research on struggling writers and effective teaching practices. Discusses a model of collaboration between researchers and curriculum developers aimed at helping publishers translate research into instructional practice. Illustrates this model with the "Postcards" writing program.
Journal of Direct Instruction
Stein, Marcy; Dixon, Robert; and Barnard, Susan, "What Research Tells Us about Writing Instruction For Students in the Middle Grades" (2001). Education Publications. 50.