Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 2002

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Harold S. Williams

Second Committee Member

Osman Alawiye

Third Committee Member

Steven W. Nourse


To increase student success in writing, different writing curriculums were explored. The purpose was to find a writing curriculum that will benefit students and increase test scores to meet district requirements. Three writing curriculums were researched, Interactive Writing, Writer's Workshop, and Conferencing. Lesson plans were developed for all three areas to implement in a classroom setting.