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Pre AP: Strategies in English – Writing Tactics Using SOAPSTone

In this workshop, for middle and high school teachers, you will learn classroom tactics to help students analyze writing and create their own texts. You will also discuss the concepts underlying the writing process, narrative, the persuasive essay, and analytical writing through the use of SOAPSTone (identifying speaker, occasion, audience, purpose, subject, and tone). You will learn strategies and classroom activities through which you can respond to some common problems in student writing.

Length: 1 day

Learning Outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Use texts to illustrate the elements of this strategy.
  • Assess student papers by using a rubric composed of criteria from the strategies presented.
  • Help students analyze good writing and apply this knowledge when creating their own texts.
  • Provide a strategy for students to use in the planning and creation of their compositions.

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