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April 2019

How We Write

April 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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During this workshop, Alice Nine will show you how to use one-sentence compositions to teach the writing process and academic vocabulary of writing.

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Mentor Sentences

April 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Use model sentences to teach grammar, craft moves (revision), and lift the level of student writing. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to use grammar while practicing revision and editing skills with mentor sentences using her simple instructional routine ( #A9_TSI ).  She will show you how to lift student writing by -- *Using grammar for mastery through meaningful application *Developing the habit of noticing language patterns *Analyzing and imitating authors' craft…

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May 2019

Grammar Boot Camp

May 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Teach grammar for the sake of reading and writing. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop summary Experience two days of easy-to-manage, student-engaging Anchor Lessons, Anchor Charting, Learning Rituals & Routines and an introduction to Alice Nine's Interactive Grammar Notebook. Anchor Lessons and Anchor Charts build concepts with clear, concise, easy explanations and definitions. Mentor texts model with accurate examples. The Grammar Notebook becomes a student's resource book. Full-color graphics and explicit notebook building is part of the lessons in…

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Teach Cursive

May 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

"Scrawls that cannot be read may be compared to talking that cannot be understood; and writing too difficult to decipher, to stammering speech." --Spencerian Penmanship, 1874 Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Don't miss it! The new ELAR TEKS require it! Workshop Summary Experience a day of learning and practice --Basic formation of cursive letters --The "cursive connection" and how to use it to teach cursive --Writing and ready cursive --A sequence for successful instruction --How to integrate instruction and…

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June 2019

P.S. 147 PD Day

June 6, 2019

ENROLLMENT CLOSED. Participation by invitation only. Digital training is in progress. Brooklyn, NY.

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How We Write

June 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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During this workshop, Alice Nine will show you how to use one-sentence compositions to teach the writing process and academic vocabulary of writing.

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Mentor Sentences

June 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Use model sentences to teach grammar, craft moves (revision), and lift the level of student writing. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to use grammar while practicing revision and editing skills with mentor sentences using her simple instructional routine ( #A9_TSI ).  She will show you how to lift student writing by -- *Using grammar for mastery through meaningful application *Developing the habit of noticing language patterns *Analyzing and imitating authors' craft…

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July 2019

A9 Literacy Conference

July 9, 2019 - July 11, 2019

ENROLLMENT CLOSED Participation by invitation only. Morgan Mill, Texas. Day 1: JCSpell Word Study. Day 2: Grammar Boot Camp. Day 3: Writing.  

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August 2019

Grammar Boot Camp

August 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Teach grammar for the sake of reading and writing. Registration is CLOSED. Enrollment is FULL El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Experience two days of easy-to-manage, student-engaging Anchor Lessons, Anchor Charting, Learning Rituals & Routines and an introduction to Alice Nine's Interactive Grammar Notebook, followed by online lessons for blended classroom instruction. Anchor Lessons and Anchor Charts build concepts with clear, concise, easy explanations and definitions. Mentor texts model with accurate examples. The Grammar Notebook becomes a student's resource book. Full-color…

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Teach Cursive

August 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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"Scrawls that cannot be read may be compared to talking that cannot be understood; and writing too difficult to decipher, to stammering speech." --Spencerian Penmanship, 1874 Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Don't miss it! The new ELAR TEKS require it! Workshop Summary Experience a day of learning and practice --Basic formation of cursive letters --The "cursive connection" and how to use it to teach cursive --Writing and ready cursive --A sequence for successful instruction --How to integrate instruction and…

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JCSpell Word Study

August 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Integrating phonemic awareness, handwriting, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to integrate the following during Word Study lessons, without worksheets: phonemic awareness with sounds and syllables -- systematic, explicit phonics -- handwriting instruction -- spelling practice -- word grammar -- and how-to sound out words for both reading and writing Aligns with new ELAR TEKS Daily Word Study with content (phonograms and words) and routines of JCSpell provide…

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Teach Cursive

August 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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"Scrawls that cannot be read may be compared to talking that cannot be understood; and writing too difficult to decipher, to stammering speech." --Spencerian Penmanship, 1874 Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Don't miss it! The new ELAR TEKS require it! Workshop Summary Experience a day of learning and practice Basic formation of cursive letters --The "cursive connection" and how to use it to teach cursive --Writing and ready cursive --A sequence for successful instruction --How to integrate instruction and…

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September 2019

JCSpell Word Study

September 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Integrating phonemic awareness, handwriting, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to integrate the following during Word Study lessons, without worksheets: phonemic awareness with sounds and syllables -- systematic, explicit phonics -- handwriting instruction -- spelling practice -- word grammar -- and how-to sound out words for both reading and writing Alignment with new ELAR TEKS Daily Word Study with content (phonograms and words) and routines of JCSpell provide…

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October 2019

John Drugan Workshop

October 1, 2019

JCSpell Word Study Plus Participation limited to campus staff. El Paso, Texas

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James Butler Workshop

October 2, 2019 - October 3, 2019

Grammar Boot Camp Participation limited to campus staff. El Paso, Texas

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Writing STAAR Essays

October 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT

With an eye on STAAR™ -- writing mentor essays and developing teaching points with Alice Nine. Registration is OPEN El Paso, TX. Workshop Summary A one-day workshop day Learn how to show your students to -- *Use the prompt to write a clear central idea statement *Use Alice Nine’s X-Builder for body * Write a conclusion that completes the essay Plan STAAR essay practice in bite-sized pieces Plus you will have access to Writing STAAR™ Essays digital (online) modules Workshop…

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Snippety Grammar 4 Editing STAARS

October 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Grammar PD with an eye on STAAR™. Did you know?  50% of the 4th grade STAAR Writing score is based on editing. Registration has been Re-Opened El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary A one-day workshop day applying grammar knowledge and practicing editing skills with an eye on demands of STAAR™.  Digital (online) resources are included. Why is it called Snippety Grammar? Because it is grammar in snippets -- Mini-lessons and anchor charts... Bite-sized daily practices that develop editing skills... Simple, no…

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Writing STAAR™ Essays

October 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
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Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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With an eye on STAAR™ -- writing mentor essays and developing teaching points.

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Ernesto Serna Inservice Day

October 23, 2019

JCSpell Word Study Plus Participation limited to campus staff. El Paso, Texas

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Interactive Poetry Notebook

October 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. -Carl Sandburg. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Don't miss it! Alice Nine has revised her popular Interactive Poetry Notebook Workshop! Workshop Summary In this workshop, teachers will • Outline 5 generic lessons that can be used with any poem • Organize and layout the Interactive Poetry Notebook • Experience the instructional activities in real time in the role of a student • Create a personalized Teacher’s Edition of the Interactive…

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Horizon Heights Inservice Day

October 30, 2019

JCSpell Word Study Plus Participation limited to campus staff. El Paso, Texas

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November 2019

Grammar Boot Camp

November 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm PST
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Alice Nine shares hands-on grammar-writing lessons based on ten essential questions.

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December 2019

Snippety Grammar 4 Editing STAARs

December 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MST

A one-day workshop day applying grammar knowledge and practicing editing skills with an eye on demands of STAAR™.

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Writing STAAR™ Essays

December 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm PST

With an eye on STAAR™ -- writing mentor essays and developing teaching points with Alice Nine. Registration is OPEN El Paso, TX. Workshop Summary A one-day workshop Learn how to show your students to -- * Write a clear central idea statement using the prompt * To plan and write the body with Alice Nine’s X-Builder * Write a conclusion that completes the essay Plan STAAR™ essay practice in bite-sized pieces Plus you will have access to Writing STAAR™ Essays…

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January 2020

O’Shea Keleher Inservice Day

January 6

Word Study with Alice Nine Johnny Can Spell PD Participation limited to campus staff. El Paso, Texas

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