This is a two day training.  Training Dates are October 10 & 17.


Live, Virtual Professional Development

This two-day virtual, live professional development focuses on writing instruction across all subjects for students in grades 3-12.  Participants learn best practices to address the writing requirements of state writing standards, including frequent writing in all content areas. Virtual-Live Format: The Keys trainer will use Zoom video conferencing to deliver this training in an interactive format using features such as breakout rooms and chat.   Sessions are not recorded - attendance only in real time.


Training Description

  • Writing Basics: teaching principles (explicit instruction, using mentor text, providing opportunities for peer collaboration, differentiated instruction and use of scaffolds)
  • Quick Writes: short writing tasks to support writing in all subjects
  • Sentences & Paragraphs: activities designed to develop strong sentence and paragraph writing
  • Stages of the Writing Process: teaching students to follow a think, plan, write, revise process; scaffolds for each stage of the process
  • Summary Writing: teaching tips and scaffolds for writing summaries in all subjects
  • Three Types of Writing: teaching the text structure of informational, opinion/argument, and narrative writing
  • Writing from Sources: teaching a routine for writing responses to teacher-generated prompts based on sources


*Registrations received after September 26 cannot be guaranteed a book in time for the training.


View a Printable Brochure/Registration form or register below. REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY


  • If you cancel 3 days or more prior to training, you will be issued a 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for "no shows" or cancellations within 72 hours of training.
  • Substitutions accepted.


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Keys to Content Writing, Grades 3-12 (Live Virtual Training) (October 10-17, 2024: Virtual)
October 10-17, 2024: Virtual
$ 325.00


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