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Calgary, AB – Informational/Expository Writing: Essays, Reports, Response To Text

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November 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

We have already shipped for this workshop. If you would like a printed guide, please order one through our bookstore and register as Registration Only.

This workshop is intended for teachers of students grades 2 – 8, or any teacher responsible for instructing students how to respond to text in writing, and to present information in the form of informational/expository paragraphs, reports, and essays. Come away with specific lesson plans with clear objectives that will empower you to:  

  • Provide rigorous, close reading strategies for annotating complex texts
  • Explore opportunities for analyzing and summarizing the organizational structure of a variety of texts.
  • Learn specific strategies for crafting strong introductions and conclusions.
  • Generate a number of broad yet distinct main ideas.
  • Write a variety of powerful supporting details.
  • Support ideas through relevant evidence and rich vocabulary.
  • Respond to a variety of informational writing challenges: essay/report, response to text, the “how to” piece, compare/contrast and literary analysis tasks.
  • Provide students with clear strategies for responding to text with confidence and skill.

The required resource for this workshop is the Informational/Expository Guide, available in print or digitally with a license to the Hub.  

*Please note we are at new location – Best Western Premier!


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November 14, 2019
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 A.M
Registration Deadline:
Nov. 8, 2019 as Reg Only or with Digital Guide


Lynn Bruce

Admission Item

Registration Only


_______________________________________________ Registration with the PRINTED Informational/Expository Writing Guide:


_______________________________________________ Registration with license to the Hub for the DIGITAL Informational/Expository Writing Guide. Digital access through June 30, 2020.


All prices in US Dollars. *Our grade level specific Informational/Expository writing guide is the primary resource used for this workshop. However, the previous edition of the Comprehensive Expository Guide may also be used at the workshop.

*prices include shipping & handling, plus sales tax where applicable. If your registration includes materials they will be distributed at the workshop. For Editing & Revising workshops, ordered student books will be shipped after the workshop.


Calgary – Best Western Premier Hotel
1316 33rd St. NE
Calgary, Alberta T2A6B6 Canada
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