The ACPS Writing Genres Chart is designed to support teachers in using a common language for written products and performance tasks across content areas. The components of this chart address the needs of English Language Learner students in ACPS by outlining the organization, transitional expressions and language features of various genres of writing. Current research highlights the need for explicit instruction of writing in order to promote student content mastery and language growth. The ACPS Writing Genres Chart was designed, with this research in mind, as a practical tool to support teachers and administrators.
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