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Poetry: Inspiration and Mentor Texts for K-5 (VCR Breakout Session)

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Just in time for National Poetry Month, this engaging workshop will inspire you to bring poetry into your writing workshop. You’ll practice tried-and-true strategies for sparking poetry ideas for all ages, and study engaging mentor texts that bring beauty and meaning to your daily teaching. The workshop will include hands on practice of strategies that you can take back to your classroom the next day. Whether you are new to writing workshop, or have many years of workshop teaching experience, you are sure to leave with a few new ideas.

Chris Lehman is the keynote speaker for this daylong conference. For more information and to register for the conference, visit the Vermont Council on Reading's website.