Targeting sentence-level instruction is critical in order to develop foundational skills in writing. Sentence combining is an instructional technique used to improve sentence quality, complexity, and variety.
This publication summarises available evidence on writing and writing instruction. While the literature on writing instruction is modest compared with reading, and the quality of the research is variable, there are a number of findings and recommendations that can be drawn.
A writing instruction template for primary school principals and leaders.
The intent of this framework is to show how the school approaches and implements the effective teaching of writing and writing assessment, and to evaluate opportunities for further improvement.