This workshop is one day, 5 hours (not including lunch). It is appropriate for an entire staffas a one-day introduction to writing in ELA and content-area classes. It provides instruction on the paragraph only but does not address the essay. Teachers learn how to write prompts and paragraphs in their own subjects.
The day includes the following:
- Overview ofthe Jane Schaffer Writing Program™
- Paragraph models in a variety ofsubjects
- Large group practice
- Small-group work by discipline on prompts, topic sentences, and paragraph writing