Fine Tuning the Writing Workshop – Grades 2-8

AUDIENCE: Teachers Grades 2-8

DATE: September 20, 2018

TIME: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

LOCATION: Asheville Event Center

REGISTRATION FEE: $85

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2018

Running a writing workshop seems like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Ralph Fletcher will break it down into manageable parts. This intensive one-day workshop will explore crucial issues in the writing classroom:

Essentials & Non-negotiables

How Mentor Texts Lift Student Writing

Rekindling the Joy in the Writing Classroom

Helping Students Write Non-formulaic Nonfiction

Engaging Boy Writers

Ralph Fletcher is a mentor to teachers and young writers everywhere. He is the author of more than 20 books. His newest book, The Writing Teacher’s Companion, offers a step-by-step guidance for supporting young writers. Ralph frequently works with young writers in schools and speaks at education conferences in the US, and abroad, helping teachers find wiser ways of teaching writing. If you have questions contact Candie Sellers at csellers@wresa.org or 828.774.5681, ext.26. Contact Hours 5

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