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Keys to Content Writing

Training Book: Keys to Content Writing (3rd Edition, 2018)


The Keys to Content Writing book is organized into chapters that reflect the topics covered in professional development for the routine. The book includes an introduction to writing instruction, details about each instructional practice, classroom examples, and professional learning activities. There are also reproducible templates. Softcover, 332 pages.

US Shipping & Handling: $9.00 for 1st book; $1.50 for each additional book.

Item #BK-CW. Please allow two weeks for delivery.

Online Professional Development Course: Keys to Content Writing


This online course is aligned with the training book for Keys to Content Writing. The course provides a self-guided opportunity to access training for educators who are not able to participate in live training. The course takes approximately 14 hours to complete. The online course is organized into modules that include interactive activities, reading assignments, quizzes, and video clips from live training. Course participants complete “use your content” activities that allow them to generate lessons that incorporate the instructional practices into classroom instruction using existing content reading and teaching material. Registration for the online course includes a copy of the training book.

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See a demo of an online course. Download a full description of the Keys to Content Writing online course.

Item #OL-W. Please allow two weeks for the course to be activated and delivery of book.

Poster: The Process Writing Routine


Dimensions: 22″x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine
Lists the stages in The Process Writing Routine (THINK, PLAN, WRITE, REVISE). The poster provides a reminder to students to follow the writing process when writing and supports instructional practices used in Keys to Content Writing. Sold individually. Item #P-PW

Poster: Summary Template


Dimensions: 22″ x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine
This template helps students plan before they write a summary. It guides them through listing main ideas, writing an introductory sentence, and turning main ideas into sentences. The template is used in The Key Comprehension Routine and Keys to Content Writing. Sold individually. Item #P-ST

Poster: Transition Words and Phrases


Dimensions: 22″ x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine
Lists commonly used transition words and phrases organized by type that can help students recognize and use transitions to support comprehension and writing. The poster supports instructional practices used in The Key Comprehension Routine, Keys to Content Writing, and The Key Vocabulary Routine. Sold individually. Item #P-TW


We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the impact on our employees and the schools where we provide professional development.

During this time period when onsite, face-to-face training and coaching is not possible, we offer multiple options for accessing our literacy PD content and instructional practices.

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