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Introduction & Purpose


The presentation captured in the video segments on this page and those in the left-hand menu capture the keynote address given at the Write for Texas 2015 Fall Institute by Steve Graham on November 17, 2015. 

You may view the presentation in its entirety by following the sequence of sections as listed in the left-hand menu.  Within each section, the video segments have been arranged for viewers to watch in order. 

Presentation slides (3 per page) and the sample essays used in the hands-on activity are available to download by clicking the green buttons below.  You may wish to print these materials for use as you view the video segments. 

Presentation Handout

Sample Essays

 

The following segment is the session introduction.  There are no presentation slides for this segment.

 

The presentation continues with the section titled "Feedback for Writers."  Please click in the left-hand menu to start this section.

Feedback for Writers


Slides from the handout packet are noted for the following video segments.

 

Slides 1-6.

 

Slides 7-15.

 

Slides 16-20.

 

 

The presentation continues with the section titled "Sample Essay 1."  Please click in the left-hand menu to start this section.

Sample Essay 1


The following presentation segments progress through a hands-on activity, and refer to a sample essay which can be downloaded by clicking the green button.

Sample Essay #1

 

This segment gives instructions for the feedback activity using the sample essay.

 

The following segments capture the discussion and debrief about the feedback activity.

Slides 21-22.

 

 

 

 

The presentation continues with the section titled "Sample Essay 2."  Please click in the left-hand menu to start this section.

Sample Essay 2


The following presentation segments progress through a hands-on activity, and refer to a sample essay which can be downloaded by clicking the green button.

Sample Essay #2

 

This segment gives instructions for the feedback activity using the sample essay.

 

The following segments capture the discussion and debrief about the feedback activity.

Slide 23.

 

 

 

The presentation continues with the section titled "Revising Student Writing."  Please click in the left-hand menu to start this section.

Revising Student Writing


These segments contain Dr. Graham's presentation about revising student writing.

 

Slides 24-34.

 

 

In the next two segments, Dr. Graham further discusses revising student writing.  There are no slides for these segments.

 

 

 

The presentation continues with the section titled "Effective Feedback."  Please click in the left-hand menu to start this section.

Effective Feedback


In the following segments, Dr. Graham characterizes effective feedback.

 

Slides 35-41.

 

Slides 42-49.

 

 

The presentation continues with the section titled "Persuasive Writing Strategies."  Please click in the left-hand menu to start this section.

Persuasive Writing Strategies


Dr. Graham presents some ideas for self-monitoring strategies.

 

Slides 50-56.

 

 

The presentation continues with the section titled "Conclusion."  Please click in the left-hand menu to start this section.

Conclusion


Dr. Graham concludes the session by addressing questions from the participant audience. 

 

Slide 57.

 

This concludes Dr. Graham's keynote address.