Author: Maureen Auman
Your K–12 Writing Solution
New Edition. New Strategies. Same Proven Approach.
The new edition retains the key elements that have made Step Up to Writing® the top pick among educators: multimodal instruction, flexible implementation options, compatibility with any core curriculum, support for writing across content areas, and a corpus of proven writing strategies. Implementing Step Up to Writing in every grade establishes a common writing language across grade levels and content areas.
- Four grade bands, which target strategies to students’ age levels and subject-area learning in specific grades
- Focus on the specific text types emphasized in state standards—informative/explanatory, opinion/argument, and narrative writing
- Emphasis on using technology for research and to produce and publish work
- Grade-level-specific Unit Maps providing a sequence of instructional strategies to reach college and career readiness standards
- Practical strategies for differentiation to ensure instruction will meet individual student needs
- Explicit focus on supporting students in producing organized, clear, and coherent writing