Nonfiction Writing Power

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Tired of the same old descriptive animal report? Come to this workshop and leave with fresh ideas for helping your students write in the content areas. In this dynamic session, Adrienne Gear will share lessons and ideas from her most recent book Nonfiction Writing Power. She will explain the importance of teaching students the different nonfiction text structures – the key to successful writing. She will give examples of technique lessons that will help your students be more effective writers, along with student samples, while highlighting the anchor books to support the

Objectives and Outcomes

  • Focus on writing for primary and middle years students
  • Explore six nonfiction writing structures: description, instruction, persuasion, explanation, comparison, biography
  • Deepen explicit teaching and modelling skills

Additional Information

SKU CONF2020HAE
Session Session 2 - 11:00am - 12:45pm
Day Day 3
Topic Literacy

Tired of the same old descriptive animal report? Come to this workshop and leave with fresh ideas for helping your students write in the content areas. In this dynamic session, Adrienne Gear will share lessons and ideas from her most recent book Nonfiction Writing Power. She will explain the importance of teaching students the different nonfiction text structures – the key to successful writing. She will give examples of technique lessons that will help your students be more effective writers, along with student samples, while highlighting the anchor books to support the

Objectives and Outcomes

  • Focus on writing for primary and middle years students
  • Explore six nonfiction writing structures: description, instruction, persuasion, explanation, comparison, biography
  • Deepen explicit teaching and modelling skills