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Thursday, February 27 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Establishing Writing Groups in our Elementary Classrooms: Why and How

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Elementary-age students are capable of engaging in quality literary conversations but we have to teach them how. Explore how writing groups can help us meet General Outcomes 5 (respect, support and collaborate with others) in the Alberta ELA curriculum and also dramatically improve student writing (enhancing both artistry and clarity). Karen will provide specific examples and prompts for all levels of elementary.

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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 an English Language Arts Consultant for Edmonton Catholic Schools. Her passion for literacy began as a young child with nightly bedtime stories and... Read More →


Thursday February 27, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am
(Westin - Centennial Room) 10135 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0N7