For some time concern about the writing ability of students has matched the attention given to their reading development. Teachers of all subjects are urged to require their students to write more, and suggestions for helping students improve their writing abound. At the same time we see additional justification for stressing writing; improvement in writing might well lead to improvement in reading.
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