The University of Mississippi Writing Project

UMWP 2023 Spring Workshop Series for Teachers

Cost: $125 per workshop. Lunch is provided. Schools may send four teachers for the price of three.
CEUs: Available for a $20 processing fee per workshop and per teacher.

Spring 2023

Building Literacy Skills Through Text Sets

Secondary (6-12) — Wednesday, January 25, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Increase student engagement and agency by using high-interest text sets
  • Teach multiple standards and skills with intentional sequencing
  • Collaborate and build text sets with a variety of genres and perspectives

Purposeful Practice: Embedding Strategies for Literacy Instruction

Elementary (K-5) — Wednesday, January 25, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Expand student knowledge of the process and purpose of writing
  • Create a communication-rich environment with meaningful activities                             
  • Build intentional reading and writing practices into daily routine

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Preparing students for the MAAP Writing Assessment

Elementary (3-5) and Secondary (6-10) — Wednesday, February 15, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Focus on instructional practices to support on-demand writing
  • Align your writing instruction with MAAP rubric expectations
  • Analyze scoring guidelines, student samples, and writing prompts

Note: Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. All cancellations must be made via email to umwp@olemiss.edu at least 48-hours prior to the workshop date.

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National Writing Project

The University of Mississippi Writing Project is one of 160 sites of the National Writing Project.