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Launching the Writer’s Workshop Grades 3-12

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop Details

This workshop is perfect for:

  • Grades 3-12 Teachers
  • Literacy Coaches
  • Literacy Coordinators
  • Title I Teachers/Directors
  • ELL Teachers
  • High-Ability Teachers
  • Administrators

What you’ll learn during this workshop:

  • Understand the four phases of the workshop launch.
  • Learn classroom-tested routines and procedures to establish the writing environment.
  • Set the tone that writing occurs daily.
  • Receive organizational ideas for writers’ notebooks.
  • Learn day-by-day strategies to introduce the 6 Traits of Writing so teachers and students are using a common language.
  • Balance free-choice writing topics with teacher-assigned topics.
  • Receive ready-to-go lessons with supporting resources, activity pages, and authentic student writing samples.

After participating in the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Kick off the school year with a 20-day “game plan” for teaching writing.
  • Establish routines to effectively manage a writer’s workshop.
  • Implement a writer’s notebook in the classroom.
  • Lead efficient and effective writing conferences with students.
  • Develop a classroom writing rubric that students can use and understand.
  • Transition from procedural lessons into the first writing unit.


June 2
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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