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					Effectiveness of SOLO on
    Writing Outcomes

    Student Profile: Alex
                   Alex
5th Grade Student with SLI & LD
Receives instruction in full inclusion setting
with co-teaching and supports
Initially, using handwriting, he
– Wrote 3.3 words/minute
– Made an average of 3 spelling errors in every
  5 words written
– Created no grammatically correct sentences
  in a 100 word sample
High Interest Topic
 Writing Samples

      1st Draft
No Teacher Assistance
1st Handwriting Sample
                         3.3 Words/Min
                         2.8 Spelling Errors/5
                             Words
                         0   Grammatically
                             Correct
                             Sentences
1st Word Processor Sample




        2.5 Words/Minute
        3.4 Spelling Errors/5 Words
        0   Grammatically Correct Sentences
1st SOLO Sample



   0.9 Words / Minute
   0.8 Spelling Errors / 5 Words
   0   Grammatically Correct Sentences
Final Handwriting Sample
                       5.4 Words/Min
                       2.0 Spelling Errors/5
                           Words
                       3   Grammatically
                           Correct
                           Sentences
Final Word Processor Sample



       2.8 Words/Minute
       2.6 Spelling Errors/5 Words
       0   Grammatically Correct Sentences
Final
SOLO
Sample

1.1 Words /Min
1.4 Spelling Errors/5
    Words
10 Grammatically
   Correct Sentences

 5-6 Word Sentence = 1
 7-8 Word Sentences = 2
 9+ Word Sentences = 9
At the conclusion of the study, Alex
Using SOLO, created a final story that
 Was 136 words in length
 Had no misspelled words
 Had 15 grammatically correct sentences,
 12 of which were 9 or more words in
 length
   Comments: Speed is vastly
        overrated!!
When writing the first draft of the final
SOLO sample, Alex declined to stop
writing after 30 minutes and continued
without stopping for 215 minutes to
complete his 136 word composition!!

Alex had a story that he wanted the world
to see!

				
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