The Sentence Writing Strategies: Fundamentals and Proficiency in Sentence Writing

Fundamentals in the Sentence Writing Strategy (FSW) (for students in grades 2+) is a set of instructional lessons in which students learn basic grammar terms and how to write and check several types of simple sentences. Instruction in FSW is appropriate for students who need a thorough grounding in basic concepts and terms, such as “subject,” “verb,” or infinitive.” FSW can be used as a developmental writing curriculum or as a quick set of review lessons to improve students’ understanding of these concepts. Once students have that basic understanding, they may move on to Proficiency in the Sentence Writing Strategy (for students in grades 3+). With these lessons, you can teach students about clauses
and the other advanced sentence structure elements. Together, these two Sentence Writing Strategies support students to recognize and write 14 sentence patterns with four types of sentences: simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. Participants will receive the following as part of their registration: Fundamentals and Proficiency instructor’s manuals and student materials manuals, access to two Professional Development
Courses on Canvas, access to digital teacher resources, and an individual follow-up coaching session with the professional developer.

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Available PL Durations(s) Launch Session: November 21, 2022, 4:00 - 5:00 pm MT. Follow-up Implementation Session: January 11, 2023, 4:00 - 5:30 pm MT
Cost Free*