August 13, 2020 (first date): Analytical Response to Literature (5-Part Live Webinar Series)

$299.95

This five-part webinar (90-minutes each part) provides Grades 6-12 English Language Arts and Reading teachers with training on the teaching of literary analysis, also known as response to literature. From the very simple model of the Cinderella paragraph to Advanced Placement® interpretations, this guide reveals an academic approach to writing about literature.

The standards-based curriculum guide demonstrates alignment with both the Common Core State Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

The scaffolding of skills includes Jane’s prewriting strategies, student-centered terminology, color-coding, and Web-off-the-Word™, Jane’s breakthrough approach to commentary and vocabulary development. From terminology to final draft essays, this workshop is designed to assist the English language arts teacher with strategies and techniques that yield successful writers.

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Registration Deadline: August 10, 2020

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Teaching Analytical Response to Literature

This webinar provides English Language Arts and Reading teachers with training on the teaching of literary analysis, also known as response to literature. From the very simple model of the Cinderella paragraph to Advanced Placement® interpretations, this guide reveals an academic approach to writing about literature.

The standards-based curriculum guide demonstrates alignment with both the Common Core State Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

The scaffolding of skills includes Jane’s prewriting strategies, student-centered terminology, color-coding, and Web-off-the-Word™, Jane’s breakthrough approach to commentary and vocabulary development. From terminology to final draft essays, this workshop is designed to assist the English language arts teacher with strategies and techniques that yield successful writers.

Included in this webinar:

  • Access to the JSWP trainer and/or Dr. Louis for questions that might arise after the training
  • Recorded sessions for participants who are absent (Policy: Participants who are absent must complete an assignment prior to earning credit for that particular session.)
  • Differentiation strategies:
    • The JSWP approach instills a sense of confidence and understanding of the thinking and writing process for the following students:
      • English Learners (EL)/(ELD)
      • Special Education (SPED)
      • Struggling Writers
    • The JSWP approach trains advanced students to weave concrete details and commentary and  develop syntactical and stylistic techniques, which lead to more sophisticated academic essays
      • Advanced Placement®
      • AVID
      • Gifted and Talented
      • International Baccalaureate
      • Pre-AP®
  • Comprehensive teacher’s guide
  • Unbound masters of student graphic organizers for easy copying
  • Zipper bag with set of pens for color-coding technique
  • Newsletter subscription
  • CEU certificate of completion

The Nitty-Gritty

Grade Level(s): 3-12

Registration Deadline: August 3, 2020

Live Webinar Access: Registrants will receive a webinar invitation via email one week prior to the first session.

Webinar Dates: Five-part series

  • August 13  5:30-7:00 P.M. (CDT)
  • August 20 5:30-7:00 P.M. (CDT)
  • August 27 5:30-7:00 P.M. (CDT)
  • September 3 5:30-7:00 P.M. (CDT)
  • September 17 5:30-7:00 P.M. (CDT)

Time and Time Zones:

  • 5:30 – 7:00 P.M. (CDT)
  • 3:30 – 5:00 P.M. (PDT)
  • 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. (EDT)

Session Duration: 90 minutes each day

Absence Policy: Understandably, extenuating circumstances arise. In order to earn CEU credit, participants may not miss more than 2 of the 5 sessions. For the session(s) a participant misses, Dr. Louis will send the participant a recording of the session to view prior to the next session.

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 7.5 hours total

  • Note: Texas Education Agency CPE# for Jane Schaffer Writing Program® is 902-581.

Price: $299.95

 Included in This Training:

  • 7.5 hours of instruction with Deborah E. Louis, Ph.D.;
  • 171-page teacher’s guide and other materials;
  • zipper bag with set of pens for color-coding;
  • unbound student masters;
  • In addition to the 171-page guide and set of student masters, which all participants receive, ELA participants also receive our STAAR or SBAC Expository materials, depending on which assessment your students take; and
  • CEU certificate.

What to Bring: We provide pens and the guides; but, you might like to bring highlighters, post-it notes, and a notepad.

Option 2: Recorded version of the 5-Part Series (90-day license)

  • Trainer: Deborah E. Louis, Ph.D. – Owner of JSWP
  • 90-day subscription – view at your convenience (great for individual viewing or PLC’s)
  • Up to 50 subscriptions
  • OnDemand training
  • Teacher’s guide, including hard copies of graphic organizers, and a zipper bag of pens for color-coding
  • CEU certificate per participant
  • $2,500.00 plus $49.95 per teacher for the teacher’s guide and student masters
  • Fax your Purchase order to 214.943.9447 or scan it to info@janeschaffer.wpengine.com.

Questions? 214.946.3385

Email: info@janeschaffer.wpengine.com

 

Details

Teaching Analytical Response to Literature

The webinar includes:

  • Terminology and methodology
  • Response to literature paragraph model
  • Gathering and evaluating CDs
  • Building insightful commentary
  • Editing, revising, proofing
  • Prompt construction
  • Collaborative and paired writing
  • Sample timelines/pacing plans
  • Introduction to thesis, introductions, and conclusions
  • Scaffolding/RTI/ELL
  • Revising and editing
  • Weaving – Leaving the formula behind
  • Two-chunk response to literature paragraphs
  • Quotations and lead-ins
  • In-depth study of thesis, introductions, conclusions
  • G/T; Pre-AP; AP solutions
  • Google docs template for Response to Literature

Your Illustrious Instructor

Dr. Deborah E. Louis’ passion for educational excellence began as a classroom teacher in the Dallas-Fort Worth region of Texas. For sixteen years, Deborah taught On-level, Pre-AP®, and Advanced Placement® English Language Arts to secondary students of diverse ethnicities and learning styles in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. She was a 1-day, 2-day, and AP Summer Institute presenter for The College Board between 1994 and 2006. In 2010, Deborah purchased the Jane Schaffer Writing Program®. Deborah’s goal and that of her national team of experts is to provide the highest quality professional learning and mentoring to teachers in the areas of writing, advanced academics, high-stakes testing, and educational technology. Through webinars, workshops, job-embedded training, and teaching materials, Deborah strives to ReVision the educational system, combining traditional and flipped approaches to professional learning for teachers of grades K-12; and differentiating for Special Education, English Language Learners, and Gifted and Talented. Although her mission takes her all over the United States and abroad, Deborah lives in Dallas, Texas USA. She earned her Ph.D. in Mythological Studies with Emphasis in Depth Psychology, writing her dissertation on Approaches to Teaching Archetypal and Mythocultural Literature in a Technological World.

Deborah loves reading, music, dancing, traveling for fun, archetypal psychology, and continuous learning opportunities.

Payment Information

For Individuals: Credit Cards or Purchase Orders Accepted. No Personal Checks.

For Departments, Campuses, and Districts: Credit Cards, Company Checks, or Purchase Orders Accepted.

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  • Please contact info@janeschaffer.wpengine.com to obtain W9 and/or any other vendor requirements your school or district needs.
  • Purchase orders and company checks should be payable to Louis Educational Concepts, LLC, 400 South Zang Blvd., Ste. 1425, Dallas, Texas 75208. You may fax your P.O. to 214.943.9447 or email it to info@louisconcepts.com.
  • Your P.O. must arrive on or before the registration deadline to reserve your seat and finalize your registration.

Questions? 214.946.3385

Email: info@janeschaffer.wpengine.com

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