Workshop Series for Middle & High School Teachers - The Argument Game

The Argument Game:

Inquiry & Academic Writing For College Success

A Workshop

A Workshop Series for Middle & High School Teachers
Sponsored by the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, MERCED WRITING PROJECT
 

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 - Session 1

Challenges & Rewards
Argumentation in Popular Culture
Nonfiction Reading Strategies

OCTOBER 13, 2017 - Session 2

Perils & Pitfalls
The Danger of Ignoring Signals
The Rhetorical Situation across Curricular Areas

NOVEMBER 3, 2017 - Session 3

The Tactical Player
Making the Write Moves: Narration to Argument
Developing Objectivity: The Exploratory Paper

DECEMBER 8, 2017 - Session 4

A Winning Game Plan
Constructing an Effective Argument:
Planning & Drafting Using the Toulmin Model
 
 
MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
ROOM TBD—8:30-3:30
Registration Fee: $400 (Lunch Included)
Enrollment limited to 25 participants
2 Academic Units of Credit available for an additional
 
Presenters:
Derek Merrill
Derek Merrill, Ph.D., Lecturer
UC Merced Merritt Writing Program
UC Merced Writing Project
Teacher Consultant
 
John Hundley
John Hundley, MA Writing, Lecturer
UC Merced Merritt Writing Program
UC Merced Writing Project
Teacher Consultant
 
Dr. Pauline Sahakian, Director
UC Merced Writing Project
5200 N. Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343