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ELA PD Opportunities

Writing Workshop: Units of Study (Grades TK-2, 3-5, 6-8)

    08/29/2017 08:30:00

  • Location: Visalia, CA
  • Address: TCOE DOE Avenue Complex (Sequoia Room)
  • How to find us: 7000 W Doe Avenue Directions: CA-198 to Shirk Avenue Exit. Head North on Shirk Avenue to Doe Avenue. Turn left on Doe Avenue, and enter the first parking lot on the right.
In this three-day institute, participants will learn the rationale to implement a comprehensive, research-based approach to writing workshop.

Workshops are held on 8/29/17, 8/30/17, and 11/15/17.

Learn strategies to teach opinion/argument, information, and narrative writing with increasing complexity and sophistication
Deepen understanding of the California Writing Standards
Explore the use of mentor texts to foster a strong reading/writing connection
Discover practices that create opportunities for your students to write across the curriculum

Breakout sessions focusing on writing instruction in grades TK-2, 3-5, and 6-8 will be included during the institute. 

Each participant will receive Units of Study for Writing in Opinion/Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing kit for their grade level by Lucy Calkins and Colleagues of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, Columbia University. This is a year-long curriculum designed to help teachers fully implement the California Writing Standards. 

Registration link
Flyer for all sessions