12+1 Strategies for Writing

Research-based Strategies for Mastering the Writing TEKS

November 10th, 2014/ San Antonio, TX

Strengthen Your Student's Writing!

Spend the day with Kelly Harmon as she guides you through an interactive training focused on the best and most practical strategies for improving student writing in your classroom.

Specifically Designed for Classroom Teachers, Resource Teachers, Special Education Staff, Title I Staff, Administrators, and other Educators teaching ELAR grades 1st-8th.

Goals of the Training

Strengthen your student's writing skills by:
  • Examining the TEKS Writing Student Expectations
  • Identifying and matching research-based techniques for improving writing quality.
  • Exploring powerful focus lessons for the writing process, author's craft, and conventions.
  • Maximizing the use of mentor texts and anchor charts to increase the quantity and quality of your student's writing.
  • Demonstrating easy-to-use guided and independent practice activities including iPad applications and web 2.0 tools to increase your student's motivation to write and provide authentic, real-life opportunities to compose and publish.

Topics Covered

  • Research-based Techniques and Strategies
  • Writer's Workshop
  • Focus Lessons for the Writing process, Author's Craft, and Conventions
  • Anchor Charts
  • STAAR Writing
  • Personal Narratives
  • Expository Writing
  • Writing Responses to Reading
  • Best Mentor Texts
  • Web Tools for Writing
  • Ipad Apps for Writing Instruction
  • Motivation Tools and Ideas
  • Guided and Independent Writing Activities
  • Grammar lessons

12+1 Strategies for Helping Your Students Master the Writing TEKS


November 10th, 2014


Registration begins at 8:00am


The Drury Inn

801 North Loop 1604 East

San Antonio, TX 78232


6 Hours of Professional Development

Wifi provided

B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device)

Presented By Kelly Harmon

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter who has more than 20 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including RTI, technology, and reading, writing, and strategies for highly effective teachers.

Cost $190 Per Person, 10% Discount for groups of 3 or more!

Brought to you by Texas Literacy Resources

We accept school purchase orders. Click on the download below to access the registration form. Fax registration forms to 830-714-7117 OR email to randinanderson@gmail.com

Space is limited so register today!

Bring This Training to Your Campus!

Have a large group? No problem! Contact Texas Literacy Resources to schedule a training for your campus or district. We can customize a training to fit the needs of your staff.

Call Randi Anderson at (817) 583-1290 or email kelly@texasliteracyresources.com