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Houston, TX - Informational/Expository

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Barbara Lange - Brinker Elementary, Plano ISD
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Event Details

September 25 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

This workshop is intended for teachers of students grade 2 and above, or any teacher responsible for teaching informational/expository writing. Come away with engaging lessons aligned to the NEW STATE STANDARDS that have clear objectives that will empower you to:

  • understand a variety of writing challenges: informational essay/report, the “how to” piece, compare contrast
  • explore opportunities for analyzing the organizational structure of the informational/expository essay
  • learn specific strategies for crafting strong introductions with attention-grabbing leads create clear, concise topic sentences
  • generate a number of broad yet distinct main ideas
  • write a variety of powerful supporting details
  • construct conclusions in which main ideas are creatively restated
  • receive powerful exemplars of informational/expository writing for classroom use
  • make the connection between powerful informational/expository exemplars and reading comprehension task

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

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Details


Date:
September 25
Time:
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Checkin:
8:00 AM
Registration Deadline:
Sept. 17, 2019

Organizer


Terri Franklin
Email:
tfranklin@empoweringwriters.com

Admission Item


Registration Only:

$165.00

____________________________________________________________ Registration with the printed Informational/Expository Writing Guide:

$278.85

____________________________________________________________ Registration with license to the Hub for the digital Informational/Expository Writing Guide. License good through June 30, 2020:

$240.00

____________________________________________________________ *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.

Venue

Courtyard Marriot – Houston Northwest
11050 Louetta Road
Houston, TX 77070 United States
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