Dec 03, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EEL 552 - An Exploration of the Writer’s Workshop in PreK-12 Classrooms

This one semester course is designed for educators who teach students in elementary, middle and high school contexts within Maine Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy (MPCL) schools.  During the composing and comprehending of texts the writing process will be explored with links to the reciprocal processes of reading, speaking, listening and viewing.  Within a cognitive apprenticeship approach, participants will become familiar with the Writer’s Workshop framework that includes explicit instruction, observation of student learning, formative assessment of student competencies, workshop structures, classroom management, and instructional resources.

Prerequisites & Notes
EEL 543 and EEL 544 or EEL 535 and EEL 536 or EEL 537 and EEL 538 or EEL 539 and EEL 540 and Employment in a MPCL school

Credits: 3