EDUO 9219: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Word Choice

Instructor: Paula Henley

This course guides the participant through meaningful exercises, to be able to skillfully teach the trait of word choice, using known strategies. The participant will develop useful, targeted student-based activities that can be used in the classroom, a cache of writing prompts, a targeted rubric or scoring guide, and an individualized lesson plan that conforms to Common Core standards.

This course is part of a larger series, Teaching the Foundation for Skillful Writing, which lays out a systematic approach to the teaching of writing, one aspect at a time, using six traits of writing vocabulary.

Before taking this course, Word Choice Selection, you must have completed the prerequisite course EDUO 9207: Assessing the Traits of Writing.

Required Text: Creating Writers Through 6-Trait Writing Assessment and Instruction by Vicki Spandel, Pearson Allyn & Bacon, 5th Edition. (ISBN 020561910X)

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Instructor: Paula Henley

2 Semester Credits/Units