Writing Initiative 


Students need to learn to write well, and in order to do that they must write often. The Reading Instruction Framework encourages teachers to teach writing as a means of improving both reading and writing.


  • Teach students how to write to be able to respond to the text they read
  • Show students how to use the writing process to create high-quality written products
  • Educate students on how to think and learn through their increased writing skills

Program benefits

  • Build students' confidence
  • Teach students how to express themselves
  • Develop strong skill sets that will last a lifetime


The Reading Instruction Framework consists of World Knowledge, Comprehension, Fluency and Writing. For more information, please visit the website below.


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Contact information

Writing Initiative
1326 West 14th Street Place
Chicago, Illinois 60608
Phone: (773) 553-3550
Fax: (773) 553-3460