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Fun-Size Academic Writing for STAAR with Gretchen Bernabei

Trail of Breadcrumbs, LLC

Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)

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Participants will:

  • Learn 25 activities to use with essays by students on your campus
  • Take home remediation packets for grades 4, 7, 9, and 10
  • Practice with quick lists, kernel essays, and text icons for expository writing
  • Explore high-scoring STAAR essays by Texas students

 What people are saying:

"Wow! My students' writing has drastically improved in just a matter of days! These strategies were EXACTLY what my students needed to tie everything together. EVERY student has been successful with EVERY strategy they have tried. They are thinking on a higher level, writing at a higher level, and in turn, succeeding at a higher level." -Kayla Shook, fourth grade teacher, San Marcos


"My STAAR scores are 90%! I couldn't have done it without you." -Shelley Fisette, seventh grade teacher, Hemphill "Our students are already learning how to use these strategies. I am amazed at how much their writing has improved in just TWO weeks! It is truly incredible." -Shera Rasmussen, English II teacher, Wichita Falls

Who is it for?

Anyone involved in preparing students (grades 4-10) for STAAR writing tests Participants will receive copies of Gretchen's new book: Fun-Size Academic Writing, with 101 lessons and student models. Gretchen Bernabei is the winner of NCTE's James Moffett Award.

Participants will receive a free copy of Gretchen's NEW book, Fun-Size Academic Writing.


Yes, you can register now and pay with a purchase order later.

Have questions about Fun-Size Academic Writing for STAAR with Gretchen Bernabei? Contact Trail of Breadcrumbs, LLC

When & Where

Norris Conference Centers - San Antonio
4522 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201

Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)

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Gretchen Bernabei taught for 32 years in Texas public schools.

Gretchen has shared her experience with other teachers through seminars, journal articles and books, offering field-tested techniques for teaching writing. Her publications include The Good Writer’s Kit for Hampton-Brown/National Geographic; Why We Must Run with Scissors (with Barry Lane) and Reviving the Essay: Teaching Structure without Formula. She is also the author of Lightning in a Bottle, a program featuring photographs on CD-ROM used to prompt and guide student writing. She contributed the chapter, “The School Essay: Tracking Movement of the Mind” in Teaching the Neglected “R”:Rethinking Writing Instruction in Secondary Classrooms. She has published two anthologies of high-scoring student TAKS essays entitled Sparklers: High Scoring Test Essays and What They Teach Us and More Sparklers. Other titles include Crunchtime, The Story of My Thinking, both from Heinemann.  Her titles from Corwin Literacy include Fun-Size Academic Writing, Grammar Keepers, and most recently, Text Structures from the Masters.

Currently, Gretchen and her Trail of Breadcrumbs consultants conduct staff development events around the country.  She lives in San Antonio.

Learn more about Gretchen on her website: www.trailofbreadcrumbs.net


Trail of Breadcrumbs, LLC
1111 Mt Rainier
San Antonio, TX  78213
Phone:  (323) 839-0604


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