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Reigniting Your Spark for Teaching Writing


Presented by Kathy Christy, M.A.

This resource-rich recording provides K-6 writing teachers who employ a writing workshop model with inspiration to boost their current practice. See full description below.

Rental period is 60 days.

4 professional learning hours; certificates available.

NOTE – This recording is intended for individual rentals. If you’d like to purchase for a group, please use this link: Group Rental for Teaching Writing.

SKU: teaching-writing-individual



This workshop reviews the key components of a writing workshop model, including the mini-lesson, independent work, conferring, and sharing.

In addition, participants will: 

    • Understand how a workshop model of writing instruction can meet the needs of a wide variety of learners.
    • Practice ways to simplify lesson planning for the workshop model.
    • Explore strategies for engaging writers using maps and graphic organizers.
    • Create examples of writing to use as models during instruction. 
    • Understand the impact material choice, mentor texts, and professional texts can have on writing instruction. 
    • Discuss and share a variety of ways to celebrate student writing.
    • Share thoughts and ideas in regard to the importance of a system that supports student growth via learning progressions, rubrics, checklists, and feedback.


Kathy Christy, M.Ed. has over 35 years of experience working in public schools as an elementary school teacher, literacy coach and professional development facilitator. She has a wealth of experience providing professional development in a variety of settings at school, district and collegiate levels. Kathy is passionate about supporting students and adults in their quest for excellence in literacy development and instruction.