|Writing Workshop: Units of Study |
In this three-day institute, participants will learn the rationale to implement a comprehensive, research-based approach to writing workshop.
Breakout sessions focusing on writing instruction in grades TK-2, 3-5, and 6-8 will be included during the institute.
- 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
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.
Various dates - see the list to the left.