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Friday, March 31 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Author's Approach to Inquiry-based Learning

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A.B. Westrick, author of the award-winning historical novel BROTHERHOOD, will lead a mini-writing workshop that's easy for educators to adapt for use with any historical book (fiction or nonfiction). Participants will come away surprised with the quantity and quality of thier own writing, while gleaning insights about inquire based learning. Attendees will gain the tools necessary to lead dynamic collaborative unit (social students/language arts) in their own schools. Session includes book giveaway.

Competencies:
Smell the scenes suggested by primary source documents (photos, newspaper articles)
Lead a workshop that encourages students to write loosely and creatively
Excite a social studies and language arts teacher about doing a collaborative unit based on historical literature

Speakers
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Anne Westrick

Author of BROTHERHOOD, @ABWestrick
My debut novel BROTHERHOOD (Penguin Young Readers) won many awards and made the YALSA Best Fiction for YA list. Virginia and Oregon put it on their Readers Choice lists (middle school level). I'm presenting a session Friday at 4:15 on literature and inquiry-based learning, and will be in the Exhibit Hall Thursday PM through Friday AM. @ABWestrick



Friday March 31, 2017 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Empire D Hershey Lodge

Attendees (15)