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2014 Write for Texas Summer Institute


The Write for Texas Summer Institute 2014 was held at the Hyatt Regency in Austin from June 30 through July 2. The agenda included interviews with authors, demonstration lessons, and presentations. Copies of materials from the presentations listed are available below.

Monday, June 30

10 AM to 11 AM                  

Dr. Tanya Santangelo, Acadia State University

11:15 AM to 12:15 PM          

Victoria Young, Texas Education Agency

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM            

Demonstration Lesson: Tone is in the Fear of the Beholder: Reading and Writing Using Multimodal Mentor Texts

Joël Johnson, ELA/Reading teacher, Hays CISD and Lori Czop Assaf, Associate Professor, Texas State University

3:45 PM to 4:45 PM            

Cynthia Beeman, Texas Historical Commission

Tuesday, July 1

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM          

Katie Kizziar, The Thinkery

10:45 AM to 12:15 PM        

Demonstration Lesson: Honoring Writers, One Name at a Time 

Laura Lee Stroud, Reading Specialist, Round Rock ISD and Sharon O'Neal, Associate Professor, Texas State University

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM            

David Rice, author