2019 Spring Celebration of Writing for Students and Teachers
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
University Center Great Hall, Oklahoma City University

Join OWP for a Day of Celebrating Literacy! 

The Oklahoma Writing Project invites you to attend the annual Spring Celebration of Writing for Secondary Students and Teachers. Each teacher may bring 5 students per adult, grades 6-12. Parents and student teachers are welcome, too. Register soon. Spaces will be limited! 
This year, OWP is excited to announce that each conference participant will get to hear published poet Alberto Rios.  
Students will attend a breakout session after hearing poet.  Sessions will provide writing activities for various genres and strategies to improve writing. Oklahoma Writing Project Teacher Consultants will present all workshops. All winners from the OWP “Write to Win” contest are encouraged to attend. These winning students will have an opportunity to meet with the judges of the contest for discussion about pieces. After lunch, the 2019 Write to Win Awards Celebration will begin. All students are encouraged to attend and celebrate these amazing writers who will be honored. Parents may attend at the afternoon celebration for no cost. All participants staying for this portion of the conference may receive a copy of the 2019 Write to Win Anthology.

Deadline March 22, 2019
            Teachers, $15 
            Students/Parents, $10
Registration is on a first-come, first served basis. To be assured a space at this conference register by March 18.  Schools with winners are encouraged to register immediately.  
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Audra Plummer 
Tentative Agenda:
9:00-9:30 Registration/Refreshments
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-10:45 Meet Poet- Alberto Rios
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 OKWP Break Out Sessions
11:40-12:45 Lunch
(Students may eat on campus, bring sack lunch, or go out to lunch with teacher.)
12:45-2:00 Joint Session-Celebration of 2017 Write to Win Contest Winners

Teachers will receive a more detailed program with descriptions of workshop sessions the week of  March 25. For driving directions, visit: http://www.okcu.edu/visitors/directions.aspx

Audra Plummer  M. Ed.
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: 405-310-8966
OWP Office Phone: 405-325-3752
FAX: 405-325-7841

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