MA Reading Education
Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Education
College of Education
second grade, literacy, student writing, literacy coaching
Peer teaching; Writers' workshops
Language and Literacy Education
The purpose of this study is to determine how long-term partnerships will support second grade students during Writing Workshop. The specific goals of the study are to examine the effects long-term partnerships utilized during Writing Workshop will have on both student achievement and student engagement. Student interviews pre and post study, student writing, along with weekly student reflections were analyzed. The group of students who were the focus of the study demonstrated increased engagement when participating in Writing Workshop. The students also demonstrated increased writing proficiency throughout the duration of the study. The benefits of utilizing long-term peer partnerships during Writing Workshop are considered.
Smith, Nicole, "The power of partners: a qualitative study on the effects of long-term partnerships during Writing Workshop" (2017). Theses and Dissertations. 2461.