Course Category: Writing Composition Courses

Composition Bundle (Grades 3-8)

Course Description This bundle includes the Expository CAFE (3-8) with Make and Take course and the Expository PLUS (3-8) with Make and Take course. Make and Take boxes and materials will be mailed to the physical address that you provide at checkout and will arrive within a week of purchasing the 3-8 Composition Bundle. In …

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Composition Bundle (Grades 9-12)

Course Description This bundle includes the Expository (9-12) with Make and Take course and the Persuasive (9-12) with Make and Take course. Make and Take boxes and materials will be mailed to the physical address that you provide at checkout and will arrive within a week of purchasing the 9-12 Composition Bundle. In the Expository …

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Composition Bundle (Grades PK-2)

Course Description This bundle includes the Expository (PK-2) with Make and Take course and the Literary Foundations (PK-2) with Make and Take course. Make and Take boxes and materials will be mailed to the physical address that you provide at checkout and will arrive within a week of purchasing the PK-2 Composition Bundle. In the …

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Persuasive (Grades 9-12) with Make and Take

Course Description At the conclusion of this course, teachers will leave with strategies and activities that will help even struggling writers approach persuasive/argumentative writing with confidence. Handouts will expose them to the logos, pathos, and ethos rationales. Individual and group activities will allow students to polish their persuasive skills and make convincing arguments in fun …

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Literary Foundations (Grades PK-2) with Make and Take

Course Description The Literary Foundations course is dedicated to brain-based strategies for writing interesting, engaging compositions. Teachers participate in tactile-kinesthetic activities that teach students organization, progression, and development of ideas, including voice. Teachers are introduced to the vertical alignment of The Writing Academy process during this inservice. Teachers will be provided with strategies that are …

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Expository (Grades PK-2) with Make and Take

Course Description In this PK-2 Expository course, teachers will dive into expository foundations. The course will begin with thorough prompt analysis, focusing on the difference in thesis writing depending on the three types of WHY prompts. Participants will experience introductions, brainstorming, organizing of thoughts/ideas, developing thoughts/ideas, and HAT conclusions. Through tactile-kinesthetic games and activities, participants …

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Expository CAFE (Grades 3-8) with Make and Take

Course Description In the first course of our expository training series, teachers will dive into expository foundations. The course will begin with thorough prompt analysis, focusing on the difference in thesis writing depending on the three types of WHY prompts. Participants will experience introductions, brainstorming, organizing of thoughts/ideas, developing thoughts/ideas, and HAT conclusions. Through tactile-kinesthetic …

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Persuasive (Grades 9-12)

Course Description At the conclusion of this course, teachers will leave with strategies and activities that will help even struggling writers approach persuasive/argumentative writing with confidence. Handouts will expose them to the logos, pathos, and ethos rationales. Individual and group activities will allow students to polish their persuasive skills and make convincing arguments in fun …

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