On-Demand Informational/Expository Workshop & Narrative Workshop (2-8)

On-Demand Informational/Expository Workshop & Narrative Workshop (2-8)

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On-Demand Launching into Literacy - Diving into Informational Skills (Gr 2-8) & Diving into Narrative Skills (Gr 2-8)

Watch both workshops and learn how to teach the foundational skills of Informational and Narrative Writing with these 2 on-demand teacher’s courses.  You can view, pause, and replay this content or break your learning into bite-size sections that work with your school schedule.   This flexible format makes learning easy!  

Informational Workshop Details:

Teach Your Students How to Apply Analysis Skills to Constructed Response

WHO:  Teachers, Grades 2-8

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: Instructional tools to support deeper comprehension of text, apply analysis skills to constructed response, confidently teach informational and opinion writing, and learn how to provide actionable feedback when assessing student work.  Gain understanding of foundational writing skills to effectively respond to text

HOW THE DAY BREAKS OUT:

Part 1– Launching into Literacy (content repeated in both Narrative and Informational workshops)      

  • Understanding EW’s Methodology and how it creates writing success
  • Recognizing Genre
  • Identifying Organizational Frameworks (e.g., Informational vs. Narrative)
  • Learning How to Annotate and Analyze Text
  • Finding Literary Elements for Literary Analysis
  • Identifying Text Conventions (“clues” discovery) for Constructed Response

Part 2– Informational Skills

  • Developing Broad, yet Distinct Main Ideas
  • Creating Detail-Generating Questions
  • Widening Sentence Variety
  • Conducting/referencing Research
  •  Building Introductions and Conclusions

Part 3– Putting It All Together

  • Practicing Process Writing
  • Forming Assessment Rubrics
  • Recap of Today’s Learning – Informational Writing

 

Narrative Workshop Details:

Teach Your Students to Strengthen Both Narrative Writing and Reading Skills Whenever They Interact with Text 

WHO:  Teachers, Grades 2-8

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:  Instructional tools to support deeper comprehension of text, apply analysis skills to constructed response, confidently teach narrative writing, and learn how to provide actionable feedback when assessing student work.  Gain understanding of foundational writing skills to help students effectively respond to text and strengthen both writing abilities and reading comprehension skills. 

HOW THE DAY BREAKS OUT:

Part 1– Launching into Literacy (content repeated in both Narrative and Informational workshops)     

  • Understanding EW’s Methodology and how it creates writing success
  • Recognizing Genre
  • Identifying Organizational Frameworks (e.g., Informational vs. Narrative)Learning How to Annotate and Analyze Text
  • Finding Literary Elements for Literary Analysis 
  • Identifying Text Conventions (clues) for Constructed Response 

Part 2– Narrative Skills

  • Developing an Entertaining Beginning
  • Creating Elaborate Detail
  • Building Suspense
  • Describing the Main Event
  • Developing Extended Endings 

Part 3– Putting It All Together 

  • Practicing Process Writing
  • Forming Assessment Rubrics
  • Recap of Today’s Learning – Narrative Writing

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WHAT YOU GET: 

  • 6 hours of Informational Writing instruction (taught by Master Educators)
  • 6 hours of Narrative Writing instruction (taught by Master Educators)
  • Literacy Launch (2 hour training) is the same in both workshops so if you choose to not watch again, the 2nd workshop is only 4 hours. 
  • Digital guidebook and reflection sheet to accompany your training day.
  • Certificate of Participation, available upon request.
  • Ongoing support from the Empowering Writers’ team to ensure your success through virtual teacher talks, online chat Q&A, webinar trainings and much more!
  • Price: $290 USD if you already own your required resource or $415 with a required Narrative and Informational HUB guide, for this pre-recorded training and unlimited support.
  • Register Today for immediate online access to this valuable, on-demand writing instruction.

Workshop Requirements: 

  • Each participant is required to have the corresponding Informational & Narrative writing resources (digital or printed) 

    • Remember that Empowering Writers’ Informational and Narrative digital guides includes a year-long HUB license that delivers digital teaching resources for an entire year of Informational & Narrative instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Informational and Narrative resources, along with a wealth of other done-for-you and teach-it tools to access online for an entire year from date of purchase.   Teachers love the EW HUB for their writing instruction!

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