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Volume 5, Issue 2
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Abstract

This summary reports on an ethnographic study conducted in French immersion concerning the writing development of at-risk and typically developing writers. Eight Grade 7 writers – four at-risk and four typically developing – were observed closely during classroom observations and participated in think-aloud protocols at the beginning and at the end of the school year 2012–2013 as well as in formal and informal interviews. In addition, the context in which those eight writers were learning to write was taken into consideration, therefore a total of 20 students participated in this study. Four teachers, the resource teacher, the counselor, and the two administrators were informants. Adopting a sociocognitive lense, the data reported here provide a detailed description of how the socioaffective, affective, and academic domains affected writing development, especially for at-risk writers. In order to respond to the affective and social needs of the writers of this study, a Sociocognitive Model of Interventions for Writing Instruction is proposed.

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