Teaching Writing in the Language Arts Classroom

Recognizing the relationship between reading and writing in developing student literacy, this writing course prepares teacher candidates to attend to the other half of literacy: writing. Participants will learn how to incorporate writing into their planning, instructing, and evaluating that builds K-9 learners' capacity to think and to share their thinking through writing. Emphasis is placed on the writing process, writing in the content areas, and specific instructional techniques. This course is restricted to students in the professional degree completion program.