Creating Text Sets: Supporting Informational and Argument Writing (Grades K-12)

Six (6) Contact Hours - Graduate Credit Available In this one day OWP workshop, teachers in grades K-12 will explore text sets for supporting informational and argument writing.

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Overview: During this workshop teachers in grades K-12 will explore text sets for supporting informational and argument writing. Participants will practice reading and writing through a text set, and work with online resources (such as NewsELA) for creating their own text set for their classroom.   Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop/Chromebook to the session.  This will maximize your learning experience and help with the bookmarking of key online resources.

Please Note: This event was originally scheduled for 1/12/18.  It has been rescheduled due to weather conditions experienced throughout the region on the morning of January 12th.  The new date for the workshop is March 20th at Sidney Board of Education from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.  Individuals originally registered for the 1/12/18 date DO NOT NEED TO register again.

About The Ohio Writers Project at Miami University:  The Ohio Writing Project is one of the oldest sites of the National Writing Project. Founded in 1980, Miami’s OWP has offered workshops and in-service to over 100,000    K-12 teachers.  Currently celebrating its 38th year, OWP draws teachers from all over southwest Ohio and celebrates the professionalism, expertise, and talent of our State’s educators.

The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center and OWP’s teacher leaders have partnered to offer customized development based on the needs of area districts. Each session is grounded in research and provides practical classroom strategies in reading, writing and assessment practices.   For more information about OWP’s 30 + year history and staff, please click HERE.   A total of three (3) OWP partnership events will be held in the 2017-2018 school year.

Faculty: Beth Rimer, Co-Director, Ohio Writing Project @ Miami University & OWP Teacher Leaders

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