Module 9: Structured Literacy: The Transcription & Language Skills of Early Writing

Module 9: Structured Literacy: The Transcription & Language Skills of Early Writing (Barksdale Reading Institute)

Develop effective lessons plans for teaching the language layers that build strong writers.

Target Audience:
K-3 teachers and Special Education teachers.

From this module, participants will be able to…

  • Identify and provide explicit and systematic instruction for the writing skills related to transcription (spelling, phoneme awareness, grapheme-knowledge, phonics, letter formation, letter-naming, sentence-construction, capitalization, and punctuation).
  • Identify and provide explicit and systematic instruction for the writing skills related to language (background knowledge, vocabulary, oral language, concept-formation, verbal reasoning, syntax, pragmatics).
  • Explain the role of working memory in concept development and writing.
  • Support students' development of a mental model for writing.
  • Assemble a portfolio of activities to promote daily writing in the classroom.

Items to Bring or Prework: TBD


These modules do not have to be taken in any kind of specific order nor do all need to be attended.



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Date Time Session Instructor Faciliator Venue
Tue, Feb 12, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM All Day Session Marion McBride Carolyn Mack Mississippi Children's Museum (Education Center)
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM All Day Session Marion McBride Carolyn Mack Mississippi Children's Museum (Education Center)
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