2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 6185 Intentional Teaching in a Writers' Workshop (3-8)

This course focuses on the structure and components of a writers’ workshop. The course includes planning for instruction in small group; individual conferring; and whole group minilessons and share. Participants engage in the writing process to build an understanding of theory and process around genre, craft, and conventions. They assess and plan instruction for all students, including those whose primary language is not English using The Continuum of Literacy Learning Grades Pre-K-8: A Guide to Teaching and other resources. Participants should be teaching in a grade 3-8 classroom or have access to students in those grades to successfully complete the requirements of the course.