Super Saturday- March 25

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(9:15 - 11:30 am) at Natomas Charter Star Academy, Sacramento 


Primary Publishing (Grades K-2)

Publishing can be the most exciting part of the writing process for our students, yet daunting for us. How can we provide the publishing experience to our young students while keeping our sanity? In this session, we will break down the publishing process and explore a variety of publishing options. You will leave ready to have a publishing party of your own!  Please bring a laptop or device, if possible.

Presenter: Poppi Canepa, William Brooks Elementary, Buckeye USD


Motivating Munchies (Grades 2-6)

Students need authentic reasons to write. What’s more more motivating than food? Find out how to turn manageable tasting sessions into real-life letters and reviews.Presenter: Julie Webb, Area 3 Writing Project Teacher Consultant

Presenter: Bob Crongeyer, Taylor Street School, Robla School District

World War Words: Discovering Theme through Historical Poetry (Grades 6-12) - This session cancelled. Please choose another.

Learn how to use free verse poetry to guide students in synthesizing information and deepening understanding of unit themes. This interactive presentation includes step-by-step directions on how to integrate thoughtful and deliberate reflection and is appropriate for all content areas. Classroom examples and student work will be shared.

Presenter: Debra Roland, Silverado Middle School, Dry Creek JESD


The Writing Smorgasbord (All Grades)

Are you hungry for ideas of how to get your students writing digitally? Then come feast at the writing smorgasbord, where you’ll see ideas for writing that can be used in a wide variety of classrooms from elementary to high school. Choose from hors d'oeuvres like digital discussions, toss together a salad using writing and revising strategies, or dig your teeth into more meaty dishes like publishing Google Slides books. Pull up a seat, bring a Google account (gmail) and your own device (optional), and enjoy the meal!

Presenters:  Tammy Imgarten, Star Academy, Natomas Charter School and Trisha Sanchez, Leading Edge Academy, Natomas Charter School