Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading
by Steve Graham, Michael Hebert
Publisher: Carnegie Corporation 2010
Number of pages: 74
Writing to Read is a new Carnegie Corporation report published by the Alliance for Excellent Education which finds that while reading and writing are closely connected, writing is an often-overlooked tool for improving reading skills and content learning.
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