Planning for Inquiry in the Writing Workshop
About the Course
Have you struggled with teaching writing? Is planning for writing difficult? Do you want to increase student engagement during writing? This course is designed to take teachers through the writing process. Teachers will find quality mentor texts and develop a student-friendly, easy-to-follow rubric that maximizes engagement. Teachers will walk away from this course with a writing unit planned, with mentor texts and mini-lesson ideas, and an easy-to-use framework to plan additional units.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
- Identify quality mentor texts aligned to state standards and district curriculum.
- Develop an engaging writing unit aligned to state standards and district curriculum.
- Create a rubric that students will personalize and use for guidance in their own writing.
Jeremiah Moore is a second grade teacher at Platte Valley Elementary who teaches students in language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. Jeremiah has been in the classroom for seven years and has come to realize that all educators have something to offer each other. Jeremiah knows well-developed professional development is something that is evidence-based and easily applicable in the classroom. Jeremiah knows education is the foundation of society, and the job of educators is to influence generations. Jeremiah has presented at the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association (CCIRA) Conference for two years on developing and sustaining an affective reading workshop model.
Jeremiah holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Elementary Teaching) and a Master of Arts Degree in Literacy, both from the University of Northern Colorado.