Writer's Workshop

February 25th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Need help writing an essay for a scholarship?

Join us next Thursday for a workshop you won't want to miss!

Thursday, February 25th in the Anchorage Raven Office.

Questions? Please call Randi Shrider for more details (907) 644-8590.

Can't Attend In Person? RSVP and we'll send you a direct link to join us through the web!

Thursday, Feb. 25th, 2pm

This is an online event.

Please RSVP so we can send you a link to join us online. We still plan on having it in our office, but understand that you may want to participate through your computer, so let us know.

Computer Instructions

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1. Connect to https://vtc.yksd.com/webapp/#/?conference=rshrider@vtc.yksd.com
2. Enter Your Name
3. Select Guest Role and click Join

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Guaranteed to be fun and informative!

Frequently Asked Questions

Developing Writers: A Workshop for High School Students

Presenting practical information concerning writing prompts: How to Read and Analyze a Writing Prompt

Using the Six Traits to Write:

• Ideas/Content: This trait addresses the writer’s theme along with the supporting details that develop and enrich that theme. Ideas should be clear, complete, and well developed.

• Organization: This trait addresses the structure of a piece of writing including the thread of central meaning and the patterns that hold the piece together. A well-thought out order of ideas should be apparent with a consciously planned opening and closing.

• Voice: The type of voice will vary according to the purpose and type of piece, but it should be appropriately formal or casual, distant or intimate, depending on the audience and purpose.

• Word Choice: This trait reflects the writer’s use of specific words and phrases to convey the intended message in an interesting, precise, and natural way appropriate to audience and purpose.

• Sentence Fluency: This trait addresses the rhythm and flow of language. Sentence structure should be strong and varied.

• Conventions: This trait addresses the mechanics of writing, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and paragraph breaks. It also includes proper format