POWER UP: A Persuasive Writing Strategy for Secondary Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
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In the area of written expression, students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) typically perform one to two grades below their same age, non-disabled peers. Unfortunately, there is a lack of research on writing interventions to improve these outcomes. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a persuasive writing strategy called POWER UP to improve the quality of persuasive essays for secondary students with EBD. The results suggest that a mnemonic strategy based on the Self-Regulated Strategy Development Model (SRSD) can improve the quality of persuasive writing essays for secondary students with EBD.
Nordness, Philip D.; Hagaman, Jessica L.; Herskovitz, Rebecca; and Leader-Janssen, Elizabeth, "POWER UP: A Persuasive Writing Strategy for Secondary Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders" (2019). Special Education and Communication Disorders Faculty Publications. 25.
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