WRITING, MATH, & READING TRAININGS FOR TEACHERS OR STUDENTS WHILE TEACHERS OBSERVE
The WRITE Prescription/May the Fours be with You!
Writing Training with Students while teachers observe
One Day Training: Includes 5 sets of all materials per teacher
Multiple Days: $1,750 per teacher Includes 5 Sets of materials per teacher per day
Staff Development with Teachers
William C. MacDonald/Research Based Consultant/Sole Source Vendor
Address: 635 Ellis Avenue Alamo, TX 78516
April - July Special Price
$1,000 for each day of training
$1,250 per day for schools located out of Mid RGV
These trainings are up to six hours and include full color handouts for unlimited number of teachers or students while teachers observe
(Prices for suggested optional writing materials are listed below)
August- April Fee: $1,750 Per Day
NOTE: Campus/District trainings between August-March also include full color handouts for unlimited number of teachers or students while teachers observe.
(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
I: COME ON SENSE MATH TRAINING: (3rd-7th Grade only)
With this training, you will receive practical problem solving strategies for all TEKS that students will remember for a life time, not for one day! Comes with five sets of 25 mathematics charts that include place value from hundred billions place to the thousandths place, and full color math posters. Most math posters are available separately here on my website as well.
J: READING AND WRITING STRATEGIES FOR TEACHERS WHO HAVE TO TEACH READING AND WRITING IN ONE HOUR OR LESS EACH DAY
WRITING MATERIALS AVAILABLE TO INCLUDE WITH TRAININGS
Purchase all three sets of materials and save $10 per teacher! $100 per set
PRIMARY FOLDERS (FOR PRE-K TO 3RD GRADE TEACHERS OR STAAR FOLDERS (FOR TEACHERS IN 4TH GRADE AND UP)
$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-$60 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
50 FULL COLOR GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS FOR PLANNING ESSAYS $25 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.)
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