WRITING TRAININGS FOR TEACHERS OR STUDENTS WHILE TEACHERS OBSERVE

WRITING TRAININGS FOR TEACHERS OR STUDENTS WHILE TEACHERS OBSERVE

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The WRITE Prescription/May the Fours be with You!
Writing Training/Staff Development
William C. MacDonald/Research Based Consultant/Sole Source Vendor

Phone: 956-783-7454                                                                                         

Address: 635 Ellis Avenue Alamo, TX 78516                                               

Cell: 956-867-7818
Fax: 956-783-0438                                                                                             

Email: writing_doctor@yahoo.com
Website: www.thewriteprescription.com

PRICES:                                                                                                             

May - July Special Price

$750 for each day of training

$1,000 per day for schools located out of Lower RGV      

NOTE: These trainings includes full color handouts for unlimited number of teachers and digital copy of  our editing, revising, and essay binder.               

(Prices for additional optional materials are listed below)


August- April Regular Fee  $2,000 for one day of training                                                                                 $1,750 per day for two or more days

NOTE:  For schools located out of Lower Rio Grande Valley, multiple day discount must be on consecutive days to qualify.    

NOTE: Campus trainings between August-April include full color handouts for unlimited number of teachers or students while teachers observe and 5 sets of editing/revising/essay binders, primary or advanced folders, and graphic organizers for planning essays

(Prices for additional optional materials are listed below)


AVAILABLE TYPES OF STUDENT TRAINING & STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Each training is based on the unique individual campus/district needs.
Each day includes up to six hours of training not including lunch.
Select from the red sections below when filling out writing questionnaire that will be sent to you by email in preparation for training(s).

A: WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM AND GRADE LEVELS:


Campus/District Writing Initiative to do open ended expository writing/grammar in all grade
levels and subject areas regardless of student age or ability level


B: PIRATE THEME EXPOSITORY TRAINING FOR ELEMENTARY GRADE LEVELS


Creative staff development on the entire process of expository using a pirate theme


C: PURPOSES/PROMPTS/TRAITS OF WRITING:

Expository/Explaining and/or Persuasive/Convincing  Using the prompt page as a student friendly rubric for development, organization, & conventions


D: PROCESS OF WRITING:   

Brainstorming/Planning, Outlines, Rough Drafts, Practical Strategies for Introductions, Body Paragraphs, Conclusions, and Transitions


E: REVISING SKILLS: 

Development/Voice, & Organization (open ended & multiple choice) Adding, Removing/Replacing, & Moving Words, Phrases, Transitions, & Sentences


F: EDITING SKILLS:     

Conventions & Grammar (open ended & multiple choice) Capitalization, Usage, Punctuation, Sentence Boundaries with Run-Ons & Fragments, & Spelling- Using Spelling to learn rules, patterns, & raise vocabulary


G: PENMANSHIP SKILLS:       

Print & cursive rules and practice to prevent illegible essays


H: SCORING ESSAYS: 

How to grade essays accurately and give feedback and prescriptions in a variety of ways to improve scores from one essay to the next

 


WRITING MATERIALS AVAILABLE TO INCLUDE WITH TRAININGS

PRIMARY, ELEMENTARY AND/OR ADVANCED FOLDERS $25 per teacher comes in full color sets of 25 in 11”x 17” card stock

contains all of the following: process of expository in English and/or Spanish,
editing and revising for essays and passages, penmanship, figurative language,
dialogue, and mini-thesaurus of vocabulary choices for writing essays

PENMANSHIP, GRAMMAR, EDITING, REVISING, & ESSAY BINDERS
ENGLISH-$50 per teacher SPANISH-$25 per teacher
writing strategies and tools for all of the following: penmanship, spelling, capitalization, usage, punctuation, run-ons/fragments, editing and revising in open ended and single sentence formats, editing and revising in full length passages, expository/persuasive strategies and activities

25 FULL COLOR GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS FOR PLANNING ESSAYS $10 each teacher
Comes in a train form with an engine, two cars, and a caboose for planning an outline and/or rough draft on expository or persuasive essays in both English and Spanish
(This plan gets your students to focus on only one or two reasons/examples.)