Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  • what the stages of the writing process are.
  • process writing vocabulary including conferencing, mini-lesson, mentor text, models, audience, purpose, craft, and more.
  • the writing process is aligned with the common core standards requiring K-12 students to write three different text types (genres), and these standards can be addressed in all subject areas.


  • the difference between process writing and non-process writing ("quick assignment completion") and its effect on students.
  • the benefits of the writing process for students including fostering higher level thinking skills, giving students the opportunity to feel pride and validation for the hard work they put in throughout the process, and more.
  • how to plan/teach a writing mini-lesson.

and Be Able To

  • plan mini-lessons for different stages of the writing process that can be transferred into their classrooms.
  • develop an outline of a writing unit using the writing process.
  • create an editing checklist with that can be transferred into their classrooms.

and much, much more!

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