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Robert Slavin just published a short review of research on writing instruction that I think teachers might find useful. Check out his post at What Works in Teaching Writing?

It got me thinking that it might be useful to readers – and to me – to highlight what I think are a few other very good and accessible summaries of the research on this topic.

Here are some resources I’ve previously shared – please let me know what I’m missing (I’m adding this post to The Best Posts On Writing Instruction):

Excellent Review Of Writing Instruction Research

New Study Says That Half Of “Evidence-Based Practices” In Writing Instruction Not “Signaled” By Common Core

New Study Says Emphasize Quality Over Quantity In Teaching Writing, But I Don’t Think That’s Most Important Finding

Writing Next: Effective Strategies to Improve Writing of Adolescents in Middle and High Schools

Progressive mastery through deliberate practice: A promising approach for improving writing includes a good summary of the research.