When & Where:
March 11, 2021
8:30 am – 3:30 pm CST
Doubletree Hotel Houston Hobby
8181 Airport Blvd.
Houston, TX 77061
Presented by: Natalia Heckman & Allison Hand
What it is:
This workshop outlines simple steps that will make the essay writing portion of the STAAR/EOC assessment less threatening. Participants will explore approaches for elementary and secondary ESL and ELA teachers to scaffold instruction and boost students’ performance on the essay portion of the STAAR/EOC. The workshop includes an opportunity to examine the required elements of the essays and learn how to help students incorporate these elements into their writing.
Participants will receive a resource that includes items such as:
Sample Persuasive or Expository Writing Unit with lesson examples
Sample graphic organizers, sentence stems, and paragraph frames
Sample color-coding and revision activities