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Welcome to the 2019 Alaska Cross Content Conference at West High School in Anchorage, AK, October 25th and 26th with follow up activities at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Sunday, October 27th.

Friday, October 25 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Featured Speaker Clare Landrigan: Using Mentor Texts to Scaffold Writers

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The right book at the right time can make all of the difference in our writing instruction. Mentor texts serve as an additional teacher in the room when we model how to use them to lift the quality of writing and support new learning. When students can choose authors and texts as their own mentors, we also foster creativity, voice, and agency. Join me in exploring ways to use mentor texts with students to scaffold learning how to write different genres; apply new instructional standards; and connect curriculum from year to year.

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Clare Landrigan

I am a staff developer who is still a teacher at heart. I lead a private staff development business and spend my days partnering with school systems to implement best practices in the field of literacy. I believe that effective professional development includes side by side teaching... Read More →


Friday October 25, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm
West High Library Main Area

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