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Program Information

The Argument Game: Fall/Winter ISAW Workshop Series
Registration:  Restricted
Program Hours:  26
Cost:  $400.00
Activities:  1
Program Start Date:  September 22, 2017
Program End Date:  December 8, 2017
Seats Available:  5

Sponsored By

California Writing Project (CWP)

Program Location

5200 N. Lake Rd.
Merced, CA 95343

Program Site

UC Merced Writing Project

Program Contact Information

Pauline Sahakian
psahakian@ucmerced.edu
559-360-6561

Program Registration

There are restrictions on registration.

Program Cost: $ 400.00

Purchase Order made out to:  Regents of the University of California

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The Argument Game: Fall/Winter ISAW Workshop Series

About The Program:


This 4-day Workshop Series for Middle and High School teachers is titled:  The Argument Game: Inquiry and Academic Writing for College Success! Workshops will examine the challenges and rewards of argumentation through the following topics:

Argumentation in popular culture and non fictoin reading strategies

Perils and Pitfalls of ignoring signals and the rhetorical situation across curricular areas

Making the write moves from narration to argument and developing objectivitiy in an exploratory paper

Constructing an effective argument through planning and drafting using the Toulmin model.


Activities (1)

Challenges, Rewards, Perils, Pitfalls, Tactics, and Winning the Game!

4 Days of workshops with demonstratons from UC Merced Writing Project Teacher Leaders who are also UC Merced Writing Program faculty.:  Topics include:

1. the challenges and rewards of argument writing

2. Perils and Pitfalls

3. Becoming a tactical player

4. A winning game plan

Location:

Merced County Office of Education
632 W. 13th Street
Merced, CA 95341

September 22, 2017, 08:30 am - 12:00 pm
September 22, 2017, 12:30 pm - 03:30 pm
October 13, 2017, 08:30 am - 12:00 pm
October 13, 2017, 12:30 pm - 03:30 pm
November 3, 2017, 08:30 am - 12:00 pm
November 3, 2017, 12:30 pm - 03:30 pm
December 8, 2017, 08:30 am - 12:00 pm
December 8, 2017, 12:30 pm - 03:30 pm