5200 N. Lake Rd.
Merced, CA 95343
There are restrictions on registration.
Program Cost: $ 400.00
Purchase Order made out to: Regents of the University of California
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.
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
Merced County Office of Education
632 W. 13th Street
Merced, CA 95341