Richard Gentry

Author, Educator, Speaker, Webinars

Strategies for

Writing Workshop



Strategies for Writing Workshop and Six Traits of Quality Writing



Intended Audience:

Kindergarten—Grade 8:

  • Administrators,
  • Classroom Teachers,
  • Special Ed Teachers,
  • Staff Developers


Session time is flexible

Short Abstract:

This workshop provides teachers with strategies and focused lessons for Writer’s Workshop that incorporate instruction on the Six Traits of Writing. Strategies cover a variety of genres including opinion/argument, informative/explanatory, and narrative as well as writing in the content areas. Management strategies and lessons lay a strong foundation for an effective Writer’s Workshop. This staff development provides the nuts and bolts for being a successful writing teacher for language arts and for the content areas.

More information on the

 Core of Writing series at


Getting to the Core of Writing: Essential Lessons for Every [K-6] Student—a grade by grade series for Kindergarten through Grade 6 with a book of a full year of lessons for each grade level (Shell Education, 2012)