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  1. Aug 2021
    1. Of course, even explicit reading instruction in a writing-inten-sive classroom will not benefit students fully if they are unable to recognize how their reading can help them improve as writ-ers. Explicit writing instruction that makes students aware of the interconnected nature of reading and writing benefits students in numerous ways

      This shows that with teacher's guidance can help in both reading and writing aspects. As stated in the text, even when instructed by reading, reading will simply not be enough in a writing classroom, which goes back to the title of this chapter being "Reading is Not Essential to Writing Instruction", and this proves that writing instruction is still required even though reading instruction may grasp some concepts that's covered in writing.