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UCLA WP Writers Project Teachers Event – Online
UCLA Writing Project presents: Launching Writer’s Workshop (Grades Pre-K – 6th), and online event held for five “packed” days, June 22 – June 26.
We’ll immerse ourselves in the nitty-gritty of Writer’s Workshop: helping students generate topics, constructing pointed and powerful mini-lessons, incorporating mentor texts, responding to young writers, and dabbling in publishing and celebration options, too. All will learn the experience being a writer in a workshop classroom. (May be eligible for LAUSD PD hours)
NOTE: RSVP at website link, to see costs and details.
Where: Online event (Register in advance)
Dates: Monday the 22nd at 9am – Friday the 26th at 2pm
Time: 9 am – 2 pm
Address: Online event
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