Fast Guide to Formal Celebrations

Looking for a quick way to plan an end of the year writing celebration?

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No matter how tight your time frame, you have time to plan a writing celebration.


This course helps you create a meaningful and manageable plan for a formal writing celebration.

What You'll Learn

  • Celebration messages to anchor your celebration
  • The three components to a genuine celebration --
    • Response
    • Reflection
    • Rejoicing
  • A process for planning a meaningful writing celebration

What You'll Get

  • 5 video lessons (each around 5 minutes)
  • A printable PDF of the Celebration Messages
  • A Response Sheet for primary grades
  • A Comment Sheet for upper grades
  • A list of Interview Questions for Writers to use as a reflection
  • A template to guide you in planning a formal celebration

Also includes excerpts from my book, Celebrating Writers (Stenhouse, 2012).

In FAST GUIDE TO FORMAL CELEBRATIONS, you will have a formal writing celebration planned in no time.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Your Instructor

Ruth Ayres
Ruth Ayres

Hi there! I'm Ruth Ayres. Teaching young writers can be manageable and enjoyable. I write a lot about teaching writers, but at my core I love teaching most. That's why I made this online classroom, so educators around the globe can come together to learn and share ideas about teaching young writers. Welcome, brave teacher!

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