Foundations of Writing

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Grades K–8: Foundations of Writing

Professional Learning Workshop

Provide equitable and excellent literacy instruction by developing young writers.

Boost opportunities to learn with writing

Writing empowers students to generate knowledge, communicate ideas, and expand their thinking. This offering lays the groundwork for understanding how writing happens, what writers need to grow, and why writing is essential for every content area.

Explore a key question during each segment of learning

How does writing happen?

  • Explore components of the Simple View of Writing.
  • Analyze student writing samples for cognitive skills.

How can we develop young writers?

  • Investigate the writing process.
  • Understand how to equip students to write.

How can writing build knowledge across the disciplines?

  • Plan for writing opportunities throughout the day.
  • Practice evidence-based strategies to grow content-area understanding.

Designed with you in mind

This offering is divided into segments of learning focused on answering a key question. Each segment is approximately one hour in length, customizable to fit your schedule. Your NWEA representative will help determine the best on-site or virtual delivery option to meet your needs.

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On-site learning

Face-to-face session with a consultant

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Virtual learning

Live instruction through our online portal

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