Course Description

Overwhelmed by what you are supposed to conference with your writers about besides spelling and punctuation?  This is the class for you.  Participants will examine the 3 types of writing; opinion, informative and narrative and the grade level progression from K-5.  In addition, you will learn how to diagnose writing quickly and effectively, and hone in on typical issues for students at each grade level.  Most excitingly, participants will create a toolkit full of lessons to teach, mentor texts to use, writing tools to help students, and teacher writing to use as demonstration texts. Grades K-5.


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Section Title
Efficient and Effective Writing Conferences
T, W, Th, M
9:00AM to 2:30PM
Jun 25, 2019 to Jun 27, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $735.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

Participants will receive in class a copy of:

  1. Small Group Writing Conferences: How to Use Your Instructional Time More Efficiently by Holly Slaughter
  2. The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writer (Serravallo)
Section Notes

The registration deadline is June 27, 2019 by the end of the day.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted Online through SPU within 48 hours of the first class session will receive a 100% refund of SPU tuition. After this point, no refund will be granted and all withdrawals must be submitted prior to the final class session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located at: https://ce.spu.edu under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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