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Teaching Through Text:

A Step by Step Guide to Constructed Response 

 
Learn to confidently teach writing, improve student performance,
and maximize your instructional time

Teach Your Students How to Apply Analysis Skills to Constructed Response 


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Teaching Through Text: A Step by Step Guide to Constructed Response Workshop (G2-8) 

 

WHO: Teachers, Grades 2-8

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:  

  • Instructional tools to analyze and annotate text
  • Effectively deconstruct the prompt
  • Locate and identify evidence to support your response
  • Paraphrase and cite evidence in source texts (narrative and informational)
  • Apply analysis skills to constructed response
  • How to model the step by step process to a well written response

Workshop Requirements: Background in EW Informational instruction is recommended. 

Objective: Learn how to apply informational skills to tasks that require students to identify and cite evidence from text.

6 hour course will focus on these objectives: 

  • Review foundational skills for application
  • Use a sample text to model the process for constructed response with a single source text
  • Introduce key comprehension questions for Informational and Opinion Genres
  • Utilize the framing questions for literary analysis
  • Model the application of the questions with specific articles or stories
  • Apply questioning techniques to assess students' ability to understand foundational skills, identify and paraphrase/cite evidence, and formulate a fluid response
  • Develop an extended response utilizing multiple source texts 

How to get this Training:

Individual - 6 hours with live trainer at hosted venue or asynchronously on your own time Group - School or District on your schedule:

Teaching Through Text: A Step by Step Guide to Constructed Response Workshop (G2-8)

 

$170 USD/pp - Registration Only (you already have the required Informational writing resource)
$260 USD/pp Registration with digital Informational HUB writing resource 

Upcoming Workshops

 

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Training built off of knowledge from this Informational Writing Resource ...

Main Informational Curriculum Guides Grades 2-8
Choose your format, digital or print, or both!

Your Empowering Writers’ digital guide includes a year-long HUB license that delivers Narrative digital teaching resources for an entire year of narrative writing instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Narrative guide, along wi

Digital Format - The HUB

Printed Format

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Informational Grade 4 guide

The Hub subscription includes:
  • Enhanced digital replicas of time-tested EW instructional materials
  • Professional development videos on the foundational skills taught by EW certified instructors
  • Skill Power! PowerPoints to introduce the foundational skills
  • New ways to engage students and appeal to every learning style

$90 USD 
$125 with a second Genre guide (Narrative, Informational, K-1, Argumentative)
Subscription active for a year from date of purchase


These grade-level specific guides includes all of the foundational narrative writing skills and provides everything you need to be successful at teaching narrative, personal experience and response to text writing.  Teacher background, detailed lesson plans, reproducible/projectable student pages, sample texts and exemplars are included.

$125 USD (handling fee added for orders outside US)

Your Empowering Writers’ digital guide includes a year-long HUB license that delivers Narrative digital teaching resources for an entire year of narrative writing instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Narrative guide, along with a wealth of done-for-you resources and teach-it tools to access online for a full year from date of purchase.  wealth of done-for-you resources and teach-it tools to access online for a full year from date of purchase.  Your Empowering Writers’ digital guide includes a year-long HUB license that delivers Narrative digital teaching resources for an entire year of narrative writing instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Narrative guide, along with a \Your Empowering Writers’ digital guide includes a year-long HUB license that delivers Narrative digital teaching resources for an entire year of narrative writing instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Narrative guide, along with a wealth of done-for-you resources and teach-it tools to access online for a full year from date of purchase.  wealth of done-for-you resources and teach-it tools to access online for a full year from date of purchase.

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