FSSD Writing Institute Jr.

K-2 Teachers

What will be discussed?

  • Oral language
  • Initial idea generation

  • Handwriting instruction- the motor component
  • TN Academic Standards
  • Parts of speech
  • Sentence parts for sentence development
  • Basic and expanded paragraphs
  • Narrative, informative, and opinion writing

When is this session?

June 17 and 18 from 8:30 - 3:00 at the Teacher Center, Moore Elementary School

Who may apply?

Any K-2 teacher who is eager to learn more about writing instruction in the lower grades.

How do I apply?

Send an email to Gina Looney, looneygin@fssd.org, stating your commitment to both days of training by April 7th. Spaces will be limited, so apply early.


Teachers completing this professional learning will:

1- receive 12 hours of menu credit

2- receive follow up support with the group

3- deepen his/her knowledge of best practices for writing instruction in early childhood

4- have a better understanding of the learning progression leading to successful writing in later years