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DeSoto, TX - K-1

At long last, teachers have a comprehensive approach to techniques necessary for good writing, even with our youngest authors.

Mary Beth Stickley - Director of Early Childhood
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October 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

This workshop is intended to jumpstart literary awareness and the writing process for teachers, ELA specialists, and administrators in Kindergarten and First Grade.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Analyze the developmental stages of writing
  • Create the reading-writing connection across all content areas
  • Use literature and informational texts as a jumping off point for instruction
  • Integrate the NEW TEKS STANDARDS recursively
  • Identify genre and author’s purpose
  • Apply the salient skills of narrative, informational, & opinion writing
  • Teach age-appropriate summarization skills
  • Create vivid elaboration
  • Inspire rich vocabulary development
  • Generate suspenseful segments
  • Apply age-appropriate research skills

The resources included in the “Workshop Registration K-1 Package” are required. The package includes the Getting Ready to Write Guide for Kindergarten or Grade 1 (printed or digital) & K-1 Activity Cards. The new Getting Ready to Write 2019 Edition includes Reading, Writing, and Art Connection lessons! 


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October 3, 2019
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
8:00 A.M
Registration Deadline:
Sept. 26, 2019 (with printed Materials) Sept. 30 th (as Reg Only and with digital guides)


Lynn Bruce

Admission Item

Registration Only (You already own and will bring the REQUIRED Getting Ready to Write K-1 Guide):


_________________________________________________ Registration with the printed Getting Ready to Write Guide for K or Grade 1 and K-1 Activity Cards Package:


_________________________________________________ Registration with the digital Getting Ready to Write K-1 Guide and printed K-1 Activity Cards Package. (Digital access through the HUB expires June 30, 2020):


*The new Getting Ready to Write 2019 Edition includes Reading, Writing, and Art Connection lessons!  

*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.


DeSoto – Hampton Inn
1311 East Centre Park Boulevard
DeSoto, TX 75115 United States
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