This course guides the participant through meaningful exercises, to be able to skillfully teach the trait of sentence fluency, 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, Creating Sentence Fluency, 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)Get Syllabus Questions?
Instructor: Mary Lou Varni, Allan Varni