Through this course, we will deep dive into a specific method of lesson planning and execution called the ‘Writer’s Workshop’. We will explore what this method looks like in practice and learn to prepare for our writing lessons in a way that enables our students to learn to write effectively.

Course Overview

Thank you for embarking on this journey. This course falls under the category Subject Instruction and is the final course in a series of 3 courses on teaching Writing. This course is meant for teachers who want to learn how they can deliver an effective and proven method of teaching writing. This course will teach you to create a lesson plan that is effective in teaching your students writing. We will deep dive into the 'Writer's Workshop' and use that information to learn how to design and deliver effective writing lessons to our students.

This course meets the following standards:

  • CENTA Standards:

a. T1.1.1a: Shows knowledge of content and procedures of the chosen subject.

b. T1.1.3a: Shows knowledge of common developments related to the subject, which are beyond the text book.

c. T1.4.1a: Shows knowledge of the purpose of content in the chosen subject and the competencies and thinking skills that this content develops.

d. T2.1.1a: Shows understanding of and ability to apply content-specific pedagogical methods and subject-specific pedagogical resources.


Course Duration in Hours: Approx. 2-3 hours
Skill Level: Beginner