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Writing: Best Practices

Creating Passionate Readers and Writers

Target Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8


A framework for understanding a balanced language arts program

Experience more fun in your classroom! Participants will be introduced to a balanced language arts program, Cambourne's Conditions of Learning, and appropriate assessments to guide instruction. Specific strategies and activities for shared, guided and independent reading and writing will be practiced including: response logs and journals, small group strategy instruction, reciprocal teaching, read aloud and modeled writing.


Presented by: Ann Stewart



Additional Best Practices Topics
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Instant Success in Teaching Children to Write Poetry
Success with Persuasive Writing (K-6)
How Can I Create an "I Love to Write" Environment In My Classroom? (K-8)
Learning to Write and Writing to Learn (K-6)
The Write Way: Using Patterns, Paragraphs, & Poems to Enhance Essential Writing Skills
Clamor for Grammar!: Activities to Develop Writer's Craft
Write on! Off and Running with Writers Workshop Grades 2-8
Introducing the Six Trait Framework Grades 2-8
Six Trait Writing - Beyond the Basics Grades 2-8
Ideas and Organization: The Foundations of Writing Grades 2-8
Voice, Word Choice and Sentence Fluency: The Writer's Craft Grades 2-8
Conquering Conventions in Writing Grades 2-8