Science/RLA: Writing Across the Curriculum: Mastering Short Constructed Responses in Science
ESC Region 13 - Main Campus
6.00 CPE Credits  

In this course, you will learn how to effectively incorporate short constructed responses into your science lessons.  You will explore various strategies for teaching your students how to write clear, concise, and accurate responses that demonstrate their understanding of key scientific concepts. 

 This course will address the following:

  • Understanding the purpose and benefits of short constructed responses in the science classroom. 

  • Developing effective prompts that align with science standards and objectives.

  • Teaching students how to organize their ideas and use evidence to support their responses. 

  • Providing feedback and support to help students improve their writing skills. 

By the end of this course, you will have a strong understanding of how to use short constructed responses to enhance your students’ writing skills and deepen their understanding of scientific concepts.  You will be equipped with practical strategies that you can immediately implement in your classroom, helping your students become more confident and proficient writers.


Secondary Science and RLA and Leaders, Instructional Coaches, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators
Writing, Effective Schools Framework - 5.1, Literacy, Reading Language Arts (RLA), Science
1 - Planning, T-TESS 2 - Instruction, T-TESS 3 - Learning Environment, T-TESS

CPE Credits: 6.00  
Registration Closes: 11/28/2023
ESC Region 13 - Main Campus
5701 Springdale Rd.
Austin, TX 78723
Mon. 11/27/2023 - 9:00am to 4:00pm