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Informational Writing in the Age of Common Core 3-8 Description: This one-day course will explore informational writing in the middle school. We will unpack the standards and consider how they fit with the writing process. The standards are specific in structure and language and the art is in the implementation of the standards while keeping student voice and passion. We will look at structures of our instructional practices that will support the standards and ways to facilitate student growth through meaningful, authentic writing experiences. Participants will leave with: • An understanding of the Informational Writing Standards • Sample unit goals and strategies to guide student writers • Strategies for middle school informational writers • An authentic writing experience • Sample writing to use in mini-lessons, small groups and/or conferences • Sample anchor charts • Assessment tools for students and teachers Dates: Grades 3-5: July 27, 2015 or Nov. 16, 2015 Grades 6-8: July 27, 2015 or Nov. 24, 2015 Time: 8 am registration and coffee, 8:30 am-3 pm program, lunch on your own Audience: Grades 3-8 teachers who require their students to write informational text Location: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Fee: $239 per participant for CoSer 555 members $287 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members Presenter: Julie Budzinski-Flores Contact: Anna Marie Brancucci 914-345-8500, ext. 3125 abrancucci@swboces.org Keeping the Passion in Argument Writing in the Age of Common Core Grades K-2 Description: Our young writers have opinions and ideas they are ready to share. This one day course will explore argument writing in the early grades. The writing process is unique to our K-2 learners. We will unpack the standards and consider how they fit with their writing process. The standards are specific in structure and language and the art is in the implementation of the standards while keeping student voice and passion. We will look at structures of our instructional practices that will support the standards and ways to facilitate student growth and passion through meaningful, authentic writing experiences. Participants will leave with: • An understanding of the Opinion Writing Standards • Sample unit goals and strategies to guide student writers • Strategies for K-2 argument writers • An authentic writing experience • Sample writing to use in mini-lessons, small groups and/or conferences • Sample anchor charts • Assessment tools for students and teachers Date: July 28, 2015 or Jan. 28, 2016 Time: 8 am registration and coffee, 8:30 am-3 pm program, lunch on your own Audience: Grades K-2 educators Location: SWBOCES, 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, 3rd Floor, Harrison, NY 10528 Fee: $239 per participant for CoSer 555 members $287 per participant for CoSer 555 non-members Presenter: Julie Budzinski-Flores Contact: Anna Marie Brancucci 914-345-8500, ext. 3125 abrancucci@swboces.orgmailto:abrancucci@swboces.org 25

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Professional development catalog 2015 16  

This 95-page catalog is chock full of information on an array of workshops available to teachers and administrators in the southern Westches...

Professional development catalog 2015 16  

This 95-page catalog is chock full of information on an array of workshops available to teachers and administrators in the southern Westches...

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