Kindergarten Writing Text Type Inservice

Learning Headquarters


Calling ALL kindergarten teachers! Join us for a strategy-packed day of text type writing. Whether you are new to teaching or an expert, you will leave this session feeling validated and inspired to power up your instruction, ready to tackle new and renewed writing techniques, and prepared to dig in to step-by-step tools to teach argument (opinion), informative/explanatory, and narrative writing.

This empowering, six-hour training is designed to enhance your writing instruction. You will learn to:

  • Master the nuances of the grade level’s Common Core writing standards to increase expectations and improve instruction
  • Focus on Common Core writing, centered around the most powerful grade-level-specific, research-based tools, techniques, and strategies
  • Delve into the writing text types: argument (opinion), informative/explanatory, and narrative writing
  • Integrate text-dependent writing instruction across content areas
  • Create rigorous teaching tasks integrating current classroom concepts and texts
  • Conquer Common Core grade-level writing text types through an effective sequence for instruction
    • Build concept
    • Examine teaching task
    • Research, collect, and gather text evidence
    • Progress through the stages of the writing process (prewriting, drafting, and reflecting/revising/editing), utilizing graphic organizers to scaffold learning
    • Produce, publish, and showcase at- or above-standard writing
  • Pace instruction through user-friendly, flexible teaching guides designed to focus year-long planning
  • Assess grade-level text types, utilizing a monitoring system, to track progress and ensure that student data drives instruction

You will leave with a comprehensive handbook and extensive blackline masters to use immediately! Let's kickstart the year off with a spark!