Super Writer! Mark Diamond's Writing to Command Attention! Workshops
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(and underachieving)


(6-hour small group training with state writing test & sensible laddering of Common Core writing standards, including Response to Reading Passage prompts)


Original, motivational and commanding

narrative, opinion/argumentative/persuasive and informative writing methods,

plus LATEST TCAP writing assessment prep

for elementary and middle grades,

aligned with Common Core State Standards and including Response to Text.


8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

pastries/registration 8:30 a.m. • lunch on your own

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville/Franklin Cool Springs
9150 Carothers Parkway
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 656-2700

registration + optional materials: $225
registration only: $195


for special $150 registration

404-233-4449 or

applications must be submitted one week prior to workshop


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Pictures from a previous workshop event

The Reading–Writing DISconnection

Helping Writers: An Interview with Mark Diamond



• aligned with Common Core State Standards

• LATEST TCAP Response to Text writing assessment prep
• narrative, opinion/argumentative/persuasive & informational genres

• getting your reader's attention
• Writing's 3 A's: Attitude, Atmosphere, Activities
• taking the worry out of writing
• channeling your classroom's energy
• shortcuts to the 5 steps of writing
• plumbing story structure
• Conclusions: The Lasting Impression
• Revising: The Key to Writing Greatness
• easy techniques for revisions with punch
• finding the perfect writing resources
• spelling games and tips
• titles that tease
• motivating with writer's origami
• CLEEB: 5 Tips for Super Oral Presentations