This one-day workshop provides participants with a deeper look at the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Writing. Participants dig deeper into the writing genres, particularly Argumentation and Explanatory. They plan appropriately leveled writing prompts and assignments. Strategies for teaching English language learners (ELLs) are also addressed throughout the workshop.
View a sample of the Facilitator Handbook (Contents are subject to change.)
View a sample of the Participant Workbook (Contents are subject to change.)
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
• Plan appropriate writing prompts and assignments to scaffold students to higher standards.
• Apply grade-appropriate instructional strategies that support students in writing opinion/argument and informative/explanatory pieces.
• Support ELL students in achieving the CCSS writing standards.
TARGET AUDIENCE: K–12 Educators
NOTE: This workshop is appropriately grade-banded K–2 or 3–6.
PREREQUISITE: Foundational Overview of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 30
NUMBER OF DAYS: 1