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Friday, February 7 • 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Exploring Literary Techniques in Reading and Writing

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Elementary-age students are often surprised to learn how authors make deliberate choices to create an effect in their writing. This session will explore literary techniques such as word choice, alliteration, rhythm, rhyme, onomatopoeia, and sensory details: techniques outlined specifically in the proposed update to the Alberta ELA curriculum. Many mentor text examples will be shared so that teachers and students can explore these techniques in their reading before beginning to attempt them within their own writing.

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Karen Filewych

Words Change Worlds
Karen Filewych has twenty-five years of educational experience as an elementary teacher, school administrator, and language arts consultant. In 2007, she completed her Master of Education degree in the area of literacy. Karen's first book - How Do I Get Them to Write? - was published... Read More →

Friday February 7, 2020 12:15pm - 1:45pm MST
Westin: Yukon Rm 10135 100 St NW
  Language Arts / Arts Langagier  Teaching Practices/ Pédagogie
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 100
  • Grade Focus K-6
  • Tags English