Teaching Writing: Grades K-3

Code: EDUC1790

Course description

From the time that a young child picks up a crayon and makes marks on a paper to when an older child puts the finishing sentence on an autobiography or a poem, a young author is developing the skills that will be used for a lifetime. In this course, you'll examine the developmental stages of writing, from scribbling to the standard spelling stage, so that you can foster your students' skills and gently nudge them to grow as authors. This course is full of practical ideas that you can use to motivate students in your classroom.You'll look at tools such as the writer's workshop, the six traits of writing, and genre studies for ways to teach students about writing. You'll see how each of these tools can be used by teachers to encourage early elementary writers. As your students become better writers, they will become better readers, and you'll see how well reading and writing instruction work together to support each other.The course also covers ways to support the writers who struggle, whether due to a lack of motivation, fine motor skills, or ideas. And of course, you'll explore techniques for getting parents involved so that they can help with writing at home. By the end of the course, you'll have a new enthusiasm for teaching that will ignite your students' love of writing!

Course details

Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Notice for ed2go courses


ed2go online courses are designed for working professionals and those seeking to gain personal advancement. If you are enrolled in a program, carefully review the requirements of your program before registering to ensure the course code and title match the requirements in your program.


Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course?
Contact the Credit Transfer Office.


 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Jul. 15, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $165.24
 
End date: Sep. 14, 2020
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Start Date: Aug. 12, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $165.24
 
End date: Oct. 12, 2020
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Start Date: Sep. 16, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $185.00
 
End date: Nov. 16, 2020
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Start Date: Oct. 14, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $185.00
 
End date: Dec. 14, 2020
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Start Date: Nov. 11, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $185.00
 
End date: Jan. 11, 2021
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Start Date: Dec. 9, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $185.00
 
End date: Feb. 8, 2021
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.