Strengthening Students’ Writing Skills

Strengthening Students’ Writing Skills
2/21/2019, 3:45 PM 5:45 PM
Resource Center

Instructional Specialist: Lucy Cooper

Grade Level of Academy Session: 2nd grade

Content Level of Academy Session: ELA

Proposed Date of Academy Session: February 21, 2019 Time of Session: 3:45-5:45

Location of Educator Academy Session: Resource Center

Title of Academy Session: Strengthening Students’ Writing Skills

Description of Academy Session (will be posted on website calendar):
Students who develop good writing skills also strengthen vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and spelling skills. During this Educator Academy Session, teachers will learn effective teaching strategies that can enhance students’ writing skills and encourage students to write.
We will discuss:
· how to scaffold writing instruction using mini-lessons.
· using rubrics
· types of graphic organizers, including the frame
· the 6 Traits of Writing
· writing in response to text and prompts
· constructed response writing…

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