Expository Reading and Writing Course Teacher Workshop (1718) - 10/24/17

San Luis Obispo, California
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Expository Reading and Writing Course Teacher Workshop (1718) - 10/24/17
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)

San Luis Obispo - SLO County Office of Education
3350 Education Dr
San Luis Obispo, California 93405
United States

Description:

This 24-hour workshop series is intended for English language arts teachers as an introduction to the CSU Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) for grade twelve and the ERWC curriculum modules for grades nine through eleven. The workshops are four days scheduled over several months, although the schedule may vary by region.  Please click on the "Register Now" button to see the complete workshop schedule. Aligned with the California Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy, the course emphasizes the in-depth study of expository, analytical, and argumentative reading and writing. These rich, adaptable resources, developed by a collaborative group of CSU and high school faculty and specialists, are designed to help students develop the academic literacy skills necessary for success in college and the world of work. Approved as a “b” course satisfying the English subject requirement for UC and CSU admission, the ERWC may be adopted as a senior English course. The modules for grades nine through eleven may be integrated within existing English courses at those grades.

Teachers attending this workshop will receive:

  • Course materials and other professional books
  • Curriculum for preparing students to meet the demands of college-level classes
  • Strategies for helping students read and write rhetorically
  • An opportunity to calibrate school-level expectations with college-level expectations
  • Certification to teach the ERWC as a senior year course
 

Contact Information

  • Frances Mayer / Sidonie Wiedenkeller
    fmayer@calpoly.edu / swiedenk@calpoly.edu
    805-756-6775 / 805-756-6417


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