Teaching Writing at the Secondary Level

ESOL Tapestry Expert Series Video–Dana Ferris and Keith Folse discuss error correction in writing
Dr. Dana Ferris and Dr. Keith Folse explore the several issues regarding response to writing errors by English learners, including types of errors, teacher feedback, vocabulary and grammar skills, self-directed editing, and writing independence. They provide specific strategies for teachers to use in the classroom and a discussion of related issues.

Stanford Resources for Supporting Writing for ELs
PDF file compiling research-based recommendations for teaching writing to English learners.

Stanford Suggestions for Adapting Writing for ELs
PDF file of a table organizing adaptations for ELs in writing assignments.

Stanford Suggestions for Using Rubrics to Assess Writing
PDF file of rationale and recommendations for creating and using rubrics.