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Deadline to register is Monday, March 10.

β€œThe Amazing Writing Race”
2014 Spring Writing Marathon for Students and Teachers
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Oklahoma City Zoo
The Oklahoma Writing Project invites you to attend β€œThe Amazing Writing Race.”  This year participants will experience the animals through various writing activities and listening to zoo specialists.   Each teacher may bring 5 students per adult, all grades, K-6. Parents and student teachers are welcome, too.  Spaces are limited please register today!
Students and teachers will be challenged to write narrative, opinion or informative pieces while racing around the zoo looking for writing prompts.  All writing activities will be aligned to Common Core State Standards.  Oklahoma Writing Project Teacher Consultants will be placed at each writing challenge checkpoint to guide participants.   Teachers will accompany their students as they race around the zoo attempting to complete all writing prompts. 

Deadline March 10, 2014
            Teachers  $20*
            Parents/Students, $15*
                   *Includes Zoo Admission
Mail registration (below) to:
Audra Plummer, OWP Co-Director
28784 ECR 1560 Pauls Valley, OK 73075
Questions:  Phone (405) 401-1348
Fax Registration: 405-325-7841
8:45 Check-In at OKC Zoo Education Building
9:00-9:30 The Amazing Writing Race Begins
9:30-Noon  Complete Writing Challenges
Noon-1:00 Lunch on your own
1:00-2:00 Read Around for Teachers and Students

Teachers will receive a map with directions to the Oklahoma City Zoo and other information by March 24, 2014. Please be sure to include best contact email on registration form.