Strategies for Writing Workshop and Six Traits of Quality Writing
Session time is flexible
This workshop provides teachers with strategies and focused lessons for Writer’s Workshop that incorporate instruction on the Six Traits of Writing. Strategies cover a variety of genres including opinion/argument, informative/explanatory, and narrative as well as writing in the content areas. Management strategies and lessons lay a strong foundation for an effective Writer’s Workshop. This staff development provides the nuts and bolts for being a successful writing teacher for language arts and for the content areas.
Getting to the Core of Writing: Essential Lessons for Every [K-6] Student—a grade by grade series for Kindergarten through Grade 6 with a book of a full year of lessons for each grade level (Shell Education, 2012)