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Struggling Adolescent Writers: Syntactical Characteristics and Considerations

Course: #9452Level: Intermediate1 Hour 189 Reviews
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This course discusses the syntactical complexities of written language and reasons why adolescents struggle with writing. It further identifies the characteristics of adolescents who are struggling with syntactic demands of writing, and provides ideas for therapeutic practices/activities to target these specific difficulties.

Course created on October 20, 2020

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Course Type: Video, Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 3, Domain 9, CE-SPC-20-0321; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list characteristics of students who are struggling with the syntactic demands of written text.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain why written language is so challenging for this population.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify therapy practices/activities that target syntax for students who are struggling with the syntactic demands of written text.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Importance and complexities of writing for adolescents, and characteristics of struggling students
15-20 Minutes Therapy Practices/Activities #1: Explicit instruction of syntactic rules
20-25 Minutes Therapy Practices/Activities #2: Explicit instruction of genre
25-35 Minutes Therapy Practices/Activities #3: Sentence formulation
35-45 Minutes Therapy Practices/Activities #4: Sentence manipulation
45-50 Minutes Therapy Practices/Activities #5: Use of the reciprocal process (listening, speaking, reading, writing)
50-55 Minutes Therapy Practices/Activities #6: Use of a metalinguistic approach
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Lynne Telesca was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

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