Grade 5-6 Writing

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This module gives a snapshot of TCRCE’s RW6 writing results, along with support materials related to the Lessons Learned Document created by the DEECD. The module provides training on both the provincial writing assessment rubric as well as a single point rubric intended to help teachers analyse student writing. It also provides a brief overview of the writer’s workshop and a series of lessons that target the specific needs of TCRCE students. The workshop focuses on explicit instruction using The Writing Strategies Book by Jennifer Serravallo and ten mentor texts provided by the Region.

It is recommended that teachers complete this course in pairs or small groups.

You should gather the following materials before starting this course.

  • Bag of Books - 10 mentor texts provided by the Region (See your principal)
  • Course Materials: Grade 6 Lessons Learned in Writing Support Document (See your principal)
  • Several Writing Samples from your class