WERD is an engaging comprehensive writing curriculum that teaches the writing process, strategies, skills, and traits.

  • Inspires writing through a variety of fun writing activities.
  • Features evidence-based techniques for teaching writing skills and strategies.
  • Combines free-writing, the writing process, and targeted instruction.
  • Can be used as regular school day curriculum or or as intervention in Title 1, 21st CCLC, Migrant, Summer, Title II, or after school.

WERD Writing Curriculum

  • WERDPlay fosters creative writing explorations that motivate and inspire writing.
  • WERDSkills feature brief fun writing activities that focus on one feature of effective writing.
  • WERDTools are essential resources for creating successful writers such as rubrics and writing frames.
  • WERDWrites are the foundation of the program. Students write in response to prompts everyday.

Download a free sample of the WERD Writing curriculum

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“WERD uses writing as a way to build social and emotional awareness and skills."

Second Grade Teacher - Miami, Florida