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Friday, February 9 • 10:00 - 11:00
How Do I Get Them to Write? Reader Response and Author Studies

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Reader response writing can greatly improve our students’ understanding of what they read. Through reading, writing and the inevitable discussions that follow, students learn from the experiences of others, open their minds to many possibilities, gain a glimpse into new worlds, make connections to their lives, and reflect on their own learning. Reader response writing can occur as a response to individual books or it can also be an important part of an author study. Come away from this session with countless reader response prompts and many author study suggestions!

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Karen Filewych

Words Change Worlds
Karen Filewych has more than twenty years of educational experience as an elementary teacher and school administrator. She is currently the English Language Arts Consultant for Edmonton Catholic Schools. Her passion for literacy began as a young child with nightly bedtime stories... Read More →


Friday February 9, 2018 10:00 - 11:00
Westin: Turner Valley Rm 10135 100 St NW
  • Chairperson Janet Vader - Elk Island Public #28
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 100
  • Grade Focus K-6
  • Tags English