Kid Writing

Literacy Institute

Mobile, AL Summer 2016

July 12, 13, & 14 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Daily Agenda and Topics

for

Kid Writing Literacy Institute

presented by

 J. Richard Gentry, PhD

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The Daily Schedule

 

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday—July 12, 13, and 14


9:00 am-1:00 PM Daily


Wednesday Evening Cocktail Celebration at

Dr. Gentry’s Government Street Residence

5:00 pm (optional)

 

 

 

Day 1: Tuesday, July 12

 

 

Engaging Children in Writing Workshop

   Step One:     Draw-Your-Story or Draw-Your-information

 

     Step Two:      Kid Writing – Guided Phonics-Based Spelling

    -Stretching Through with a Moving Target

     -The Magic Line

     -Kid Crowns

 

     Step Three:   Adult Writing:  Teacher Publishing for Reading and Rereading

 

     Step Four:     Focused Mini-Lessons, High Frequency Words, Handwriting

 

     Step Five:      Quick Share

 

     Step Six:        Publication means success! Tons of ideas for you!

 

 Kid Writing for Everyone

 

Adaptations for Pre-Kindergarten level students

Adaptations for First Grade Strugglers and Special Education

Effectiveness with English Language Learners

 

Day 2: Wednesday, July 13

 

Writing Across the Curriculum and Through the Genres

 

 

100 Great Ideas You Can Use

  • Book Writing
  • Science Connections
  • Math Connections
  • Social Studies Connections
  • Environmental Connections
  • Nightmare Stories
  • Yuck Menus
  • Story Comparisons
  • Literature Connections
  • Responding to Current Events

Day 3: Thursday, July 14

 

Breaking New Ground and Falling in Love with Assessment

 

Teachers and Administrators will be coming to you for modeling Kid Writing formative assessments and reporting techniques for student growth.

 

   Phonics Inventory Assessment

     Close-Look Assessment

     Monster Test (Gentry Developmental Spelling) Assessment

     Conventions of Writing Developmental Scale Assessment

     Writing Thermometer Report Card

     Insights through Brain Research—The Reading/Writing Connection

 

 

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