Improving Writing Performance: A Strategy for Writing Persuasive Essays
Take some time now to answer the following questions. Please note that the IRIS Center does not collect your Assessment responses. If this is a course assignment, you should turn them in to your professor using whatever method he or she requires. If you have trouble answering any of the questions, go back and review the Perspectives & Resources pages in this module.
- Struggling writers have difficulty with multiple elements of the writing process. Identify two examples of difficulties struggling writers may experience. For each example, explain which element of the writing process is likely to be impacted.
- Describe two ways that transcription and grammar skills can affect the quality of a student’s writing assignment.
- Describe what you do at each step of the POW+TREE Strategy.
- Give two reasons why teaching students a strategy such as POW+TREE would be beneficial and offer an explanation for each reason.