Think! Like A Writer

Workshops for all middle school teachers
Learn how and why to teach exact writing and integrate writing
with close reading and speaking and listening skills.
Point:Counterpoint

Inspiring Argumentative Writers

 

Teach students to:

  • Write clear, compelling, evidence-based argumentative papers

  • Read and discuss contemporary issues using arguments compiled by unbiased researchers at www.procon.org

  • Support claims with accurate and credible evidence
    from experts

  • Defend against counterclaims

  • Build knowledge through reading complex, content-rich nonfiction and informational texts

 

Quality Writing Teams

Inspiring Writers through Collaboration

 

Teach students to:

  • Write high-quality short essays and position papers

  • Collaborate as members of Learning Teams who will inspire one another to be better individual writers

  • Revise and edit team members’ writing with an
    emphasis on quality

  • Meet their own psychological needs for belonging, power, freedom, and fun through effective Learning Team membership (based on Dr. William Glasser’s Choice Theory educational philosophy)

For further information, contact:

Louise E. Miller, Ed.S., NBCT  at  ThinkLouiseMiller@gmail.com

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