4-Square Writing Strategy in Social Studies and the Arts

How could the 4-Square Writing strategy strengthen students’ writing in Social Studies and the Arts?

How does this method compare with other writing strategies you use? How might you use this method in your Learning Segment?

Use the following readings for your answer:

  • “Four Square: Writing Method for Grades 4-6; A Unique Approach to Teaching Basic Writing Skills” by Gould & Gould.
  • “Improving Persuasive Writing Through the Use of the Four Square Writing Method” by Superintendent’s Urban Principal Initiative.