May 8 Planning Meeting

May 8, 2009 - Planning Session

Writing Extravaganza III - September 29 & 30, 2009 Tuesday and Wednesday
Day 1:


  • Six Traits Basics K - 2 (Janet)
    • Technology:
    • Plan Date:
  • Six Traits Basics 3 - 6 (Debbie?)
    • Technology:
    • Plan Date:
  • Six Traits Basics 7 - 12 (Marilou)
    • Technology:
    • Plan Date:
Notes/Topics:
  • Six-point Rubric?

Day 2: Please list ideas/suggestions for consideration on Friday

Here are some "triggers" to generate some ideas:

  • Writing Process
  • Writing and Marzano
  • Technical Writing
  • Formative Assessment and Writing
  • Analytical Assessment - PLC Planning
  • Generating Prompts (content specific/mode specific)
  • Generating Rubrics (assignment/content specific/ mode specific)
  • ELL Writing (Susan Farkas - Elkhorn or Cyndi Reed - Westside)
  • Males & Writing
  • Forum on Writing a la the Revised Standards
  • "Program" - can't beat 'em (4 Square, Step Up, Write Tools)
  • Writing/Reading Connections (Janet)
  • Brain Research and Writing (Janet)
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5-8-09 - Initial Planning Meeting Notes:
(Debbie, Linda, Pam, Sheree, Jeff, Bill, Sue, Janet, Marilou)

  • New logo above (Linda)
  • The framwork for Writing Extravaganza 3 will be the writing process
    • Prewriting/Drafting, Responding, Revising/Editing, Publishing (4 strands)
    • Each break-out session within a strand is relevant to that piece of the writing process
    • Special attention to ELL, Low SES, and highly mobile student populations
    • Special attention to male students in strand 1 (prewriting/drafting)
  • The framework is anchored in Marzano's strategies
    • Sue's PPt slide with the writing process and Marzano best practices
  • The sessions are infused with technology
    • Jeff's Kokopelli IMAGE (attached)
  • The sessions reference/demonstrate activities from 21st Century Skills map - ITC (Pam)
  • Conference Call with Vicki Spandel (like we did with Janet Wosniak)
    • Marilou email Vicki
  • Next steps:
    • Next planning session: June 8
    • Linda & Marilou meet 5/14 to

Planning Meeting (5/14)

  • Combine Writing Process/6 Traits/Best Practice/Technology (See Grid on Navigation Page)
  • Revise the Kokopelli image/information
    • Replace with the Writing Extravaganza image
    • Revised the list (Grid)
    • Ask Sean to work on image
  • Conference call
    • script email invitation
    • technology needed (iChat - Mac; Skype - Mac or PC)
    • web cam
    • test session
    • 45-50 minutes (Janet Wosniac)
    • PPt?
    • Speaker phone (back up)
  • Next Planning Session ~ Full Team, June 8, over lunch