Writing Power: Effective Writing Instruction and Assessment

Details

In this Pinterest-driven world, writing lessons are often based on the ‘product’ rather than the ‘process’. In this session, Canadian teacher, writer and international speaker Adrienne Gear will outline her ideas on how to set up an effective process-driven writing program. Based on this approach, she will share thoughts on an effective weekly writing routine, writing goals, effective editing, conferencing and assessment practices. Adrienne will share student samples, practical mini-lessons and recommended anchor books to support your writing lessons. Come to this session and leave with many lessons and ideas to revamp and recharge your writing program!


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Focus on primary years writing instruction
  • Understand the process-driven approach to writing
  • Understand writing assessment – conferencing, coaching and goal-setting
  • Deepen explicit teaching and modelling skills
  • Explore writing goals, routines and skills

Additional Information

SKU CONF2020GAE
Session Session 1 - 8:45am - 10:30am
Day Day 3
Topic Literacy

In this Pinterest-driven world, writing lessons are often based on the ‘product’ rather than the ‘process’. In this session, Canadian teacher, writer and international speaker Adrienne Gear will outline her ideas on how to set up an effective process-driven writing program. Based on this approach, she will share thoughts on an effective weekly writing routine, writing goals, effective editing, conferencing and assessment practices. Adrienne will share student samples, practical mini-lessons and recommended anchor books to support your writing lessons. Come to this session and leave with many lessons and ideas to revamp and recharge your writing program!


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Focus on primary years writing instruction
  • Understand the process-driven approach to writing
  • Understand writing assessment – conferencing, coaching and goal-setting
  • Deepen explicit teaching and modelling skills
  • Explore writing goals, routines and skills