Writing Workshop: Building the Basics
Who: 3rd-6th Graders
When: October 1st-November 10th*
Time Commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours/week
Registration: Registration for the fall semester has closed.
The workshop will be held again just three times in 2024. Dates for the first workshop of 2024 are listed below. If you would like your child to be added to the wait list, please contact Dr. Pittman here.
*Is your child enrolled in other activities or traveling during some of the workshop days? No problem! This is a self-paced online course, and your child will have six weeks to complete the activities.
This six-week online course is designed for students needing extra support with foundational writing skills. On the first day of the workshop, you'll receive access to the course in the Teachable platform. Your child will have all week to complete the lesson at your family's convenience.
Each weekly module will include instructional videos, model texts, a writing assignment, editing checklists, graphic organizers, and other printable resources! We will study a different type of writing each week and focus on the following skills:
At the end of the six weeks, students will have five final writing pieces and a reference notebook filled with resources for writing!
While this is a virtual self-paced course, support for young writers and their parents is essential!
To learn more about the course, please watch this preview video:
Writing Workshop: Building the Basics Registration
Registration for the fall semester has closed. This workshop will be held again just three times in 2024.
Next workshop dates:
February 18th-March 30th
Registration opens on
December 1, 2023. This class is expected to fill so you are encouraged to register early.
Teachable registration link:
Do you have questions about the writing workshop? Do you need help deciding if this workshop is the right match for your child?
Frequently Asked Questions
What if my child will be traveling or participating in other activities during the workshop dates?
No problem! This is a self-paced online course, and your child will have six weeks to complete the activities.
What materials will my child need to participate in this workshop?
Your child will need a three-ring binder, tabs or dividers, sheet protectors, notebook paper, index cards, and access to a printer.
What is the cost of the workshop?
Tuition for the six-week workshop is $480.
When is the next workshop?
Registration for the next workshop opens on December 1, 2023. The first workshop of 2024 will be held from February 18th through March 30th.