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Leveraging the Writing Conference to improve writing every day and everyday...

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94-06 104th Street

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Leveraging the Writing Conference to improve writing every day and everyday writing! The power of choice and the importance of purpose and audience.

v Practice: Writing based on short informational text. Participants will engage in a close reading of a short informational text. ( Sub-headings that make us think AND no sub-headings or vignettes )

Model strategy for connecting ideas within these types of informational texts

Participants produce a response to the reading

v Whole Group: Fishbowl Model

What makes a conference effective? Rules for Writing Conferences

Using mentors in a conference

Naming the strategy and looking for evidence

The power of the “share “

v Breakouts: Practice model conferences with peers

Revise writing

Share

BTP: TBD

Focus: Share Fair – Culminating Activity

Participants have been collecting and reflecting on their “Terrific Three” across the year.

For the final session, participants will be asked to create an artifact that reflects how each student has grown over the course of the year as a writer AND what instructional practices supported the growth.

This can take any format (written, graphic, digital etc.)

Participants will reflect on their personal growth as a teacher of writing and make individual plans for own professional growth.

Preparation:

Three recent samples of student writing that represent either:

a)Whole group need

b)Outliers (high/low)

Read: Chapter 5: Beyond Fake Writing: The Power of Choice

Chapter 6: The Importance of Purpose and Audience

in Teaching Adolescent Writers

Link to Book:

https://books.google.com/books?id=AoHXf3sIhm8C&pg=PT199&lpg=PT199&dq=teaching+adolescent+writers+pdf&source=bl&ots=Puhx7uX8kk&sig=N4Rru1YMOEjrBnZNsf16Psokcyw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiqss2GuuHNAhVBWz4KHU93B_k4ChDoAQhJMAc#v=onepage&q=teaching%20adolescent%20writers%20pdf&f=false

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