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Writing Great Lab Reports: Science Writing Strategies That Work

Date: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PDT October 18, 2012 Location: Room 108, Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus

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Room 108, Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus

This workshop will demonstrate how Oregon Writing Project strategies can be used to help students write science lab reports. While this writing style is challenging for many students, effective and engaging differentiation strategies will be demonstrated.

The use of criteria sheets, model papers, pre-writing, highlighting for criteria, and revision will be included. Participants will conduct a small experiment, practice these writing strategies, and will receive sample instructional materials.

Credit Option: This workshop is part of the “Oregon Writing Project Series”. Each workshop in the Oregon Writing Project Series can be taken individually or in sequence, with the option to purchase 1 semester hour of continuing education credit after completing all 5 in the series. Registration for credit will occur at the last workshop in this series. 

Instructor: Amy Lindahl, M.A.T.

About the Instructor

Amy Lindahl has worked as a high school science teacher in Portland Public Schools for the last 8 years. She works as a consultant with Oregon Writing Project and recently published an article on teaching about cancer called “Facing Cancer: Social Justice in Biology Class,” in Rethinking Schools magazine.

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