2022 PaTTAN Literacy Symposium

39. Writing to Learn: Short Writing in the Content Areas

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Session Dates

Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM - Webinar

To promote growth in writing in the upper grades, students must write short products often not just long products seldom. This session will focus on short writing in all domains that will foster learning content while improving writing skills. Emphasis will be placed on using frames and think sheets to scaffold writing of summaries, arguments, comparisons, and explanations in a variety of domains. (4-12)

Target Audience

Elementary Educators, Secondary Educators, Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Practitioners, School Leaders/Administrators, Reading Specialists, Teachers of English Language Learners, Literacy Coaches, Instructional Support Team Members, School Psychologists, Pre-Service Teachers, Higher Education Instructors, Paraprofessionals, and Families

Topics Covered: Literacy

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:



Anita Archer

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Pam Kastner

Additional Info

Download a PDF of the SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE here: