HISD Secondary Writing Summit- Wheatly High School Oct. 17, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Jim Burke
Designing Effective Writing Assignments

Break-Out Sessions:

Celebrate the Sentence

Finding Your Voice
Improving Scores on Open-Ended Responses
Preparing Struggling Secondary ESL Students for Writing Assessments

Six Traits and the New ELAR TEKS: A Perfect Fit

Using Mentor Texts to Improve Writing Instruction

Using Technology to Improve Writing

Using the Writer’s Notebook to Raise the Level of Student Writing

Writing, Writing and More Writing