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One-Day Writing Training on NEW Florida Standards Assessment

The November 8 training has been sold out but we are offering another one on January 10. See below for details.
Writing Strategy


Melissa Forney's 2014 One-Day Writing Training for Teachers of Grades 4 - 8


Click the link below to sign up!

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Dr. Melissa Forney will be presenting a one-day conference specifically designed to address the new Florida Standards Assessments for the writing component. The ideas presented will include:

  • Stimulus text
  • New 10 point rubric (4-4-2)
  • Writing: Opinion (Grade 4-5)
  • Utilizing a stimulus text for a written response
  • Writing: Informative/Explanatory (Grade 4-5)
  • Conventions (punctuation, capitalization, sentence formation, and spelling)
  • Writing: Argumentation (Grades 6-8)
  • Paper- based vs. Computer -based Testing
  • Writing: Informative/Explanatory (Grades 6-8)
  • Online practice test

This writing component workshop will be presented on Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 9am-5pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Lake Buena Vista Orlando. The cost for this one-day training will be $175. Sign up early as there is sure to be many attendees and seating is limited at this location. You may register online here at www.ForneyEducational.com or call 386-956-7279.




Dr. Melissa Forney is a nationally known educational and motivational speaker for teachers, administrators, and students. Her seminars, characterized by cutting-edge information and humorous stories, consistently receive the highest evaluations.

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