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October 2014

Writing about Reading:Analytical Writing in the CCSS Classroom

October 9 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Seattle University,
Student Center 160, Seattle, WA United States
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Sponsored by McGraw-Hill Education (mheonline.com) and the Seattle Reading Council Date: Oct. 9, 2014 Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m.   Location: Seattle University Student Center 160   Description: Participants will come away with effective instructional tools to support K-12 student researchers as they write to sources. Teachers will investigate the new emphasis on text-dependent questions, rigor, text complexity, and how these relate to the new Common Core Standards. Tools and techniques provided will help students: -Read closely -Response Using Text Evidence -Paraphrase/Summarize…

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Developing Academic Language in Every Classroom with Jeff Zwiers

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Evergreen Middle School,
7621 Beverly Lane, Everett, WA 98203 United States
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No matter what content area or grade level you teach, academic conversations are more important than ever in our classrooms. Jeff has practical and engaging ways to get your students talking in-depth and critically about what they are reading. Saturday, October 11, 2014 9 am-Noon at Evergreen Middle School 7621 Beverly Lane Everett, Washington 98203 $50 which includes WORD membership $40 for Everett Public Schools Employees After Sept. 30, prices go up $10. Clock Hours will be available To register…

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WORD Executive Committee Meeting

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Lion Hotel,
Spokane, WA United States
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WORD Fall Conference!

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gonzaga University,
Globe Room, Spokane, WA United States
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SAVE THE DATE!!! Fall Conference October 18th 2014 Location: Gonzaga University Globe Room Keynote Speaker: Dr. Donald Bear will teach us about literacy instruction aligned to the Common Core State Standards. We’ll learn about vocabulary, assessment, RtI, struggling readers and more! He comes with a wealth of knowledge and ideas.  Currently he is: co-director of the Deffelmeyer Reading Clinic Professor and coordinator of literacy studies at Iowa State literacy researcher author and co-author of numerous articles, book chapters, and 11…

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Jump Start’s Read for the Record

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Book for this year: Bunny Cakes

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January 2015

WORD Executive Committee Meeting

January 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hawthorn Suites,
Kent, WA United States
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WORD Winter Board Meeting

January 24, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hawthorn Suites,
Kent, WA United States
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March 2015

National Read Across America Day – Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

March 2, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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World Read Aloud Day

March 4, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

www.litworld.org

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May 2015

WORD Executive Committee Meeting

May 29, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hawthorn Suites,
Kent, WA United States
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