Professional Development

Writing Blues Songs to Boost Writing and Reading Comprehension

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Writing Blues Songs to Boost Writing and Reading Comprehension

Description

No music background required! Learn about writing and revision within the simple blues song structure in the professional development workshop Writing Blues Songs to Boost Writing and Reading Comprehension. Blues songs emphasize concepts, such as figurative language, sensory descriptive writing, and editing for clarity. Learn how to assist students in pre-writing exercises, assessment of material, and comprehension of character development and motivation. Apply song-writing skills to various reading and writing programs.

Sample Common Core Connection: Writing 2 CCR Anchor Standard: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly.

*All workshops longer than 90 minutes include an on-site orientation meeting.

Testimonials

"Curtis had great rapport, energy, enthusiasm, and a love for his subject."

Jane, Teacher, Gilman School Lower

"What a kind and wonderful person Curtis Blues is! He has so much valuable information for the kids to learn. He kept the children so engaged while learning!"

Elaine, Sharp Leadenhall

"What a kind and wonderful person Curtis Blues is! He has so much valuable information for the kids to learn. He kept the children so engaged while learning!"

Tammy, PTA, Bodkin Elementary