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Mansfield, MA - Informational Writing: Essays, Reports, Response To Text

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May 19 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Early Bird Registration! Register by May 2nd and receive a $20 discount on your registration.

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.  

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May 19
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
8:00 AM
Registration Deadline:
May 14, 2020. Reg with printed guide after May 12th will be shipped to the school


Lynn Bruce

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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, 2021.


____________________________________________________________ Optional Add-on: Expository Sentence Starters. Set of 25


____________________________________________________________ Optional Add-on: Expository Student Folders. Set of 25


*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.


Holiday Inn – Mansfield
31 Hampshire St.
Mansfield, MA 02048 United States
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