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Audra Plummer <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:42:07 -0700


 Don't forget to register!
Getting Started on the “Write” Foot
How to Begin Your Year with Writing 
Come Learn How to
Incorporate Writing 
into Your Existing Curriculum 
	* Presentations will include practical, developmentally appropriate ideas to build writing skills and literacy while transitioning to Common Core Standards in the elementary classroom.  
	* Participants will learn the writing process and other helpful classroom strategies.    
	* Participants will be actively involved and leave with lessons that can be immediately implemented.
	* Participants will learn how to create a classroom that is excited to write!
Scheduled Sessions are below 
September 28, 2013 
Cross Timbers Elementary
1111 W. Highland St.
Tecumseh, Oklahoma 
Cost: $40.00 per person
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:30 Session 1
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:15 Session 2
Sessions will focus on
elementary classrooms Grades Kdgn-5th
online at http://owp.ou.edu
or cut/paste this link in browser window 

Deadline September 21.
  Must have 35
registrants for conference to be held. 
Please register today! 

Contact: Audra Plummer [log in to unmask]; 
(ph) 405-401-1348

OU/Oklahoma Writing Project is committed to making its activities as
accessible as possible to persons with disabilities or special needs. 
If you anticipate a need for services, please notify event planner
Audra Plummer 

Sessions Scheduled for the conference 

8:30-9:00 Registration / Refreshments 
Session One:  9:00-10:30
Room 1 “Getting
Started WRITE Away” 
Heather Pogue,Monroe Elementary School, Norman
Are you trying to find ways
for children to apply the writing process?  This workshop will help integrate the use of picture books and authors
to develop authentic writing experiences.  Participants will be engaged with hands-on writing activities during
this session.  
Room 2   “D3: Digging Deeper with Demonstration” 
Debbie Wade, NBCT, Pioneer Elementary, Noble
will experience writing as a student and then reflect on the lesson as a
teacher.  This nonfiction writing lesson
can be adapted to any grade level.  The
teacher reflection is rooted in the TLE requirements that require teachers to
analyze why they do what they do.  This
session will help participants see how powerful teacher is and how the tiniest
element can affect student achievement.  
Room 3   “WRITE Foot Forward!” 
Stacey Howard, Coolidge Elementary,  Oklahoma City 
the love of writing is the first essential step in the “write” direction!  Participants will explore a variety of
writing activities aligned with Common Core State Standards to help their
students embrace writing and realize it is more than writing for a test.  Participants will be actively engaged in
hands on activities the can take back and start using in their classrooms
Break 10:30-10:45
Session Two:  10:45-12:15
Room 1 “Writing is As
Easy As ABC” 
Jamie Johnson,NBCT, McKinley Elementary, Norman
Participants will actively
participate in a variety of lessons integrating the writing process across the
curriculum.  The ideas shared can easily
be implemented into any currently classroom curriculum.  Specific Common Core goals and objectives
will be addressed.  
Room 2   “Write Away!” 
Kim Schooler, NBCT, Truman
Elementary, Norman
can’t put off training for the race, every moment counts!  Participants will engage in a hands-on
strategy for teaching the writing process and setting up a community of writers
within their class to get off on the “write” foot.  These lessons will outfit students with the
right equipment and create excitement for writing.   Participants will learn how to set up
writing notebooks. Students will cheer on their teammates as they race to the
finish line of Common Core writing whether it is a sprint or marathon. 


Audra Plummer  M. Ed.
National Board Certified Teacher
Co-Director of Inservice
Oklahoma Writing Project
University of Oklahoma
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education
338 Cate Center Drive, Room 190
Norman, Oklahoma 73019
Phone: 405-401-1348

FAX: 405-325-7841
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