Best-of-Smekens Writing Conference:
Writing Remix 2019

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Modes & Genres

SESSION 2

Target Key Skills within an Informative Writing Unit

Read from relevant sources

Navigate the internet

Integrate expert words

Lifting information, and especially expert opinions, requires explicit instruction.

Organize related information

Practice sorting details

Craft strong introductions and conclusions

Purchase dry-erase puzzle pieces to introduce the ingredients in different mini-lessons.

Download student writing samples with strong introductions and conclusions