Three major themes emerged across findings: the importance of relationships, the emotive component of writing, labeling and learning, and the strategic thinking of the participants. Most significantly, the findings emphasized the essential theme of visibility as a major concern for the participants. The study concluded with a discussion of implications for classroom instruction, teacher education programs and future research.The writing of five-paragraph persuasive and expository essays quickly became the focus of classroom instruction and the 6-trait rubric morphed into an instrument to quantify student writing and to reward teachers monetarily. For those of us inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Writing Experiences of Adolescent Girls Identified with Learning Disabilities: A Qualitative Study|
|Author||:||Teresa Diane Penland|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|