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


(with LEAP writing test & Common Core writing standards)


Original, motivational and commanding

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

plus LEAP writing test prep for elementary and middle grades,

now aligned with Common Core State Standards and including NEW RESPONSE to READING PASSAGE prompts.


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

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

DoubleTree by Hilton
2150 Veterans Memorial Blvd.,

Kenner, LA 70062
( 504) 467-3111


grant priced registration + optional materials: $190
grant priced registration only: $150
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

• LEAP test prep, including Response to Reading Passage prompts
• 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
• Wow!, Pow! and How! organizational lines
• 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