- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 208
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Course SummaryThis collection of teacher resources helps instructors develop lessons about writing and composition. Inside the course, you'll find comprehensive lesson plan outlines, rubrics, writing prompts, project ideas, class activities and supplemental resources that can quickly enhance your composition lessons.
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About This Course
Through content written by fellow teachers, this course details ideas for constructing lesson plans focusing on different areas of writing and composition. You'll discover tools you can use to prepare for the teaching of the writing process, forms of creative writing, and more. And if at any point you find yourself lost or overwhelmed by the material, our professional instructors are available for your questions.
How It Works
The structure of this course involves a series of video and text lessons with practice quizzes accompanying each to help you monitor your understanding topic-by-topic. These lessons and quizzes are accessible anywhere you have your mobile device handy, at whatever time suits you the best. And if you'd like to use the quizzes for offline study, they can also be printed as worksheets.
This course includes:
- Lessons centered on planning for the teaching of various forms of writing
- Engaging video lessons with a timeline feature that enables you to hop around main points of the content
- Transcripts of each video's material for those who learn better by reading
- Practice quizzes that can be taken as many times as you want
How It Helps
- Covers key areas: This course includes lesson planning ideas geared towards numerous forms of writing so you can be prepared to teach various topics within the subject.
- Caters to student engagement: Within this course you'll find several activities you can consider including in your lesson planning as a way of stimulating your students in the classroom.
- Look at both sides of writing - This course contains chapters that focus on writing as well as the subsequent editing skills your students can work on in the classroom.
|Writing & Composition Lesson Plans|| Learn to write paragraphs|
Develop topic sentences
Use active and passive voice
|Writing Process Lesson Plans||Review the stages of the writing process|
Prepare for the teaching of thesis statements and research writing
|Types of Writing Lesson Plans||Learn about methods for teaching narrative, argumentative, and persuasive essays|
Prepare to teach expository, persuasive, and memoir writing
|Forms of Creative Writing Lesson Plans||Define creative writing|
Get ready to help students write short stories and employ narrative techniques
|Letter Format & Writing Lesson Plans||Prepare your lesson plan for teaching letter writing|
Review the characteristics of friendly and business letter writing
|Peer Editing Resources||Go over several activities and project ideas for teaching writing within elementary, middle and high school|
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