Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 2001

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Luetta Monson

Second Committee Member

Osman Alawiye

Third Committee Member

Harold S. Williams


The purpose of this study was to create a curriculum that can be used to support students as they develop writing strategies. Current literature and research on the writing process and writers' workshop is explored. The project describes procedures, methods, and activities used to develop the curriculum. The project makes use of the Washington State Essential Leaming Requirements. The project explores use of the curriculum that was developed and how it can be adapted to meet individual needs.