Content Instruction and Authentic Writing in Science: The Bridge to Writing Growth for English Learners - 006237
Writing can be difficult for students, and many teachers question how to support English learners in increasing their writing proficiency. In this two-part series, teachers discover how to use a science-content lens to implement effective, consistent, and - most importantly - authentic writing opportunities for students. Teachers will engage in effective planning practices and bring student writing samples to evaluate for increasing complex sentence structures, which reflect student growth. By participating in this hands-on training, teachers will make the connection between content-area expectations and writing instruction! The afternoon of both days will devote time to planning and development of scaffolds needed to support students with authentic writing connected to an upcoming science concept. Teachers should bring a device and materials to use during the afternoon work time.

Audiences Teacher - Elementary (Grades 1-5), Teacher - General Education, Teacher - High School (Grades 9-12), Teacher - Middle School (Grades 6-8), Teacher - Bilingual, Teacher - ESL (English as a Second Language)
21st Century Learning  Vision Article I - New Digital Learning Environment,   Vision Article II - New Learning Standards,   Vision Article III - Assessments for Learning,   Vision Article IV - Accountability for Learning,   Vision Article VI - More Balanced/Reinvigorated State/Local Partnership


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02294011/08/2018 08:30am - 03:30pmESC Region 11
02294002/27/2019 08:30am - 03:30pmESC Region 11
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Credit Hours   12:00 hours of Continuing Professional Education 
Presenter   Cheryl Bowden ESC Region 11 
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contact Cheryl Bowden at cbowden@esc11.net or (817) 740-7755 at least three weeks prior to the training program date.

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