The effectiveness of modified cognitive strategy instruction in writing with mildly mentally retarded Turkish students

Guzel-Ozmen R.

EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN, vol.72, no.3, pp.281-297, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/001440290607200302
  • Title of Journal : EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-297


This study investigated the effectiveness of Modified Cognitive Strateg Instruction in Writing (CSIW) with mildly mentally retarded students' skills in writing problem/solution texts. pants were from two self-contained and multiage classrooms in Turkey. Instruction had a Participants positive impact on the amount of time students spent planning and writing problem/solution texts. There was also an increase in text length, elements, coherence, and quality of students' compositions. These effects were maintained over time.