Improving Core Writing in Your Classroom: Connecting a Program Review, KCAS and Writer’s Workshop (Session 2 of 5 in CKEC Improving Writing in Your School System)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

  • Presenter: Lisa King
  • Target Audience: Classroom teachers K – 5, special education teachers, curriculum resource teachers, instructional coaches, administrators
  • Description: This is Session 2of 5 in a series that CKEC is offering to Improve Writing in Your Schools during the 2014-15 year.  You do not have to attend Session 1: Constructed Response to register for this session. Feel free to register for as many of the sessions in the series as you like.  It is not necessary to attend all 5.  There is a separate registration for each session. 

Session 2: Improving Core Writing in Your Classroom: Connecting Program Review, KCAS and Writers Workshop

Writing Program Review, K-3 Program Review, Core Writing Instruction required by HB 69, Writers Workshop…..How do all of these align and support each other? This session will focus on best practices for core writing instruction and key components to move your school toward proficiency on the Writing Program Reviews. Participants will learn how to set up Writers Workshop for core instruction, design mini lessons congruent with Kentucky Core Academic Standards, and use assessments to determine the needs of young writers. If you are interested in using mentor texts to develop writing traits, setting up and managing Writer’s Workshop, using Writers’ Notebooks and assessing and monitoring writing development this is a session for you!  Participants will leave with a binder of resources and web resources to use right away.

Location: CKEC Training Center