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Friday, February 12 • 10:20am - 11:20am
What Could Go Wrong? The Simple Question Your Students Can Build a Story Around

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Note: For grades 2+
"I don't know what to write." Have you ever heard that in your classroom? When it comes to writing, so many students (and adults!) get stuck right at the beginning. This session will show you how to use the simple four-word question that defeats writers' block every time. You'll leave with an outline of a simple approach that will not only get your students unstuck when it comes to writing, but teach them plot structure at the same time. The benefits will extend beyond writing to reading comprehension, making this an excellent all-around literacy booster for your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Robin E Pawlak

Robin E Pawlak

Children's Author, Student Writing
Robin was a language arts teacher (grades 4-7) for 31 years in Red Deer. Upon his retirement in 2016, his primary focus became writing. His first novel, Space Cadets, was published in January of 2018. He enjoys the calm, quiet life of a writer, but also loves to sneak out of his office... Read More →


Friday February 12, 2021 10:20am - 11:20am MST
027 Writing (sec. focus)