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Helping young writers master the craft

Karen R. Harris

Helping young writers master the craft

strategy instruction and self regulation in the writing process

by Karen R. Harris

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Published by Brookline Books in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

  • English language -- Composition and exercises.,
  • Report writing -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [162]-168) and index.

    Statementby Karen R. Harris and Steve Graham.
    SeriesCognitive strategy training series
    ContributionsGraham, Steven, 1950-
    LC ClassificationsLB1576 .H255 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 172 p. :
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1704814M
    ISBN 100914797778
    LC Control Number92006075

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