An accessible, classroom-tested approach to using RTI in writing instruction at the elementary/middle level. This is not a theoretical or general book about RTI, but a practical demonstration of how to implement tiered instruction in the classroom with young writers (grades 2-6). The author is an experienced elementary teacher and uses a down-to-earth, teacher-to-teacher voice in her book. This is truly a how-to guide, offering a step-by-step process with classroom-proven strategies.
Chapter 1. A Powerful Writing Classroom: Three Tiers, Three Facets of Teaching Writing
Chapter 2. Writing Assessments That Help You Plan the Day, the Week, the Year of Workshop
Chapter 3. Student Self-Assessments That Help Them Plan Manageable Writing Goals
Chapter 4. Monitoring Students' Progress as Writers
Chapter 5. Strategies That Transform Struggling and Reluctant Writers
Chapter 6. Strategies That Suppor the Phases of the Writing Process