Successful writing is difficult for struggling readers. The Writing with Purpose curriculum uses oral language and thinking skills as a foundation for successful writing. It supports reluctant writers by incorporating illustrations rich in content, graphic organizers, and writing frames. The curriculum includes a Student Book and a Teacher’s Guide.
The Student Book begins with What is Writing, followed by three chapters focusing on forms of expository writing: Descriptive, Sequential, and Comparative. Each chapter has five lessons that follow an identical sequence: plan, write and review.
The Teacher’s Guide includes a completed student book, lesson plans, and writing rubrics. Since expository writing is required in all language arts curricula, Writing With Purpose aligns completely with academic standards.
The Writing with Purpose Introductory Kit includes Student Book and Teacher’s Guide with PDF CD. The Classroom Kit includes eight Student Books and one Teacher's Guide with PDF CD. Extra Student Books are available separately.
By Angie Sterling-Orth and Linda Schreiber, both MS, CCC-SLP. Both books are spiralbound and in full color. Student book, 92 pages. Teacher’s Guide, 100 pages. Teacher’s Guide includes a PDF on a Win/Mac CD and a Classroom License for printouts.