For student essays to be detailed and thorough, a well- planned writing prompt is the first step in supporting your students. This course teaches you five main types of writing prompts: narrative, creative, expository, persuasive, and reading response. You’ll learn a simple structure to follow when designing each writing prompt plus examples representative of grades k-12 writing expectations.
Strategies for increasing reading and writing fluency are featured in this course, with an emphasis on implementing varied activities tailored to specific student levels. This course teaches you a grouping strategy based on the researched- backed levels of spelling, and provides station & activity ideas and support on 6 key areas for effective reading and writing.
Participants in this course will learn strategies to teach expository writing for 4th through 8th grade students. The training will cover the entire writing process, from analyzing a prompt and creating a plan, to writing a first draft, as well as editing and revising.