Writing Strategies to Support a Range of Writers

  • Questions to consider when planning for writing access:

    • What are the student's areas of strength in the area of writing? (ex. generating ideas, legible handwriting, editing, spelling)
    • What is the student's current baseline in the area of writing?
    • Where specifically is the student getting stuck in the writing process?
    • What skill do you want to focus on teaching the student next?
    • What strategies and tools can help you teach those skills?
    • Who can help with consulting and planning for a a particular student?

    Areas to consider when providing supports (see attached pdf document for more detailed examples in each area)

    • Cognitive Processing - including Executive Functioning and Attention
    • Language Processing
    • Motor Planning