Prewriting involves setting goals, exploring topics, and beginning to organize ideas. Planning gives students a writing “road map” to follow. Struggling writers tend not to spend enough time planning and organizing their writing. Differentiate instruction by integrating technology. Choose from flexible options and tools that prompt students to generate ideas, organize information, and develop prewriting plans.

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AIR Informs Episode #6: Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities During COVID-19

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