Effects of a reciprocal peer revision strategy in special education classrooms

Intermediate grade students with learning disabilities learned to work in pairs to help each other in writing with editing and revising of their compositions. The 13 subjects made more revisions and produced papers of higher quality when revising with peer support than did 16 students in a process-approach control group.

Author: 
MacArthur, C. A., Schwartz, S. S., & Graham, S.
Year: 
1996
Source: 
Journal of Special Education, Vol. 30, 35-57.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
Grade Level: 
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
IDEA Disability Category: 
specific learning disability
Instructional Support: 
practice and reinforcement activities
National Writing Next Standards: 
editing and revising
English Language Arts: 
Writing