Teachers know the stressful reality of making up for lost instructional time coupled with limited time and several conflicting priorities in each school day.
Even though teachers recognize the importance of teaching writing, instructional time for writing has declined.
The National Commission on Writing asserts that “in today’s schools, writing is a prisoner of time” Read More
Writing is an extremely complex skill and learning how to write requires time and good instruction.
Now the good news…You have enough days in this school year to implement Writing by Design instruction and ensure that your students will become confident and proficient writers. Each lesson averages 30-45 minutes, and optional video lessons alleviates the time to teach the lessons and allows students to progress at their own pace.