The Writing Rope: A Framework for Explicit Writing Instruction in All Subjects


Session Dates

Wednesday December 07, 2022 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Webinar

This course take s deeper look at Joan Sedita’s Writing Rope and how it weaves multiple skills and strategies into five fundamentals of a comprehensive writing curriculum: critical thinking, syntax (sentences), text structure, writing craft, and transcription (spelling and handwriting). Participants will learn how to plan and deliver comprehensive, explicit, and evidence-based writing instruction with this groundbreaking book, aligned with IDA's Structured Literacy approach and based on the latest research.

Target Audience

General Education teachers, Special Education teachers, EL Teachers, Reading Specialists, Administrators

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 717-901-2251, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Dr. Joan Sedita

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Pam Kastner