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Reaching Better Writing: Understanding the Principles of Teaching Writing in K to 8th Classrooms
Learners will examine the five central elements of creating high-quality authentic writing assignments and will have the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of both the pedagogical content and the writing process as they engage in the process of writing a persuasive piece as an exemplar for their students and potentially for publication.
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Demonstrate his/her/their knowledge of key elements of authentic writing assignments based on the model outlined in this course.
- Explain how to implement this model of writing for various types of assignments and plan instruction using this framework.
- Examine their own writing process within the persuasive genres.
- Expand his/her/their professional learning community through collaboration with others across multiple contexts.