Writing Practices for the Core: Evidence-based Practices to Support Macro-level Writing Instruction

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Session Dates

Tuesday November 12, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday November 13, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM


This series focuses on writing instruction for students in grades 1-8. Evidence-based practices from the Institute of Education Sciences’ (IES) practice guides for “Teaching Elementary and Secondary Students to be Effective Writers” will be used to frame series content. Overall, training will emphasize how to teach the writing process, apply the writing process to genre-specific writing, use writing for learning, and differentiate instruction for students by enhancing writing materials, addressing quality features of writing by integrating reading and writing instruction, and using writing strategies.


Target Audience

Core classroom teachers, Special Educators, Reading Specialists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Literacy Coaches, English Learner Instructors, School Administrators, School Psychologists

Topics Covered: Literacy

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


William Van Cleave, Cindy Goldsworthy

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp


Pam Kastner

Additional Info

This workshop is designed exclusively for those individuals who will be teaching teachers in Effective Core Writing Instruction at the Sentence Level in the future.  Participants must attend Effective Core Writing Instruction at the Sentence Level workshop offered prior to this workshop in order to be eligible to register and attend.