Winter Chill Webinars
English Department
Penn Foster High School

Why Writing is Important

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Time: 10:30a.m.-11:30am

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Presenter: Meghan

We know that English is not everyone's favorite subject, but it is an important one! To jump start our new webinar series, we'll be giving you the information about why writing skills are needed to help you succeed in your future endeavors. Join us as we share stories, tips, and insight about why writing will be significant to you.

To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 425-336-3804!

Exam and Rubric
Overview

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Time: 3:30p.m.-4:30pm

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Presenter: Natalie

You will need to do some written exams to meet graduation requirements, and we want you to be prepared for them! This webinar will give a brief overview of the written exams, our expectations of you as students, explanation of grading rubrics, as well as the tools you'll need to complete the exams.

To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 81010 or send an email to pfhsengl@mail.remind.com!

Plagiarism 101

Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Time: 10:30a.m.-11:30am

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Presenter: Alanna

Plagiarism is a serious academic situation, so we want to make sure that our students fully understand it. Do you know what it is, why it should be avoided, and what the possible consequences are? We will focus on giving you the answers to these questions (and more) in this webinar!
To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 81010 or send an email to pfhsengl@mail.remind.com!

Writing Process, Part 1:Breaking it Down
and
Getting it In

Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015

Time: 3:30p.m.-4:30pm

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Presenter: Meghan

The Writing Process, Part 1, is the first written exam you need to complete, so there are a lot of questions and anxiety that surround this exam. Meghan will break down how to complete this assignment by covering how to access the instructions, viewing instructor feedback, and everything in between!


To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 81010 or send an email to pfhsengl@mail.remind.com!

The Writing Process, Part 2

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Time: 10:30a.m.-11:30am

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Presenter: Alanna

Whether you’re wondering why you need to complete this exam or pondering the specifics of how to go about it, we encourage you to join us for a webinar covering the nuts and bolts of The Writing Process, Part 2. Both the composition and the business complaint letter are covered in the study guide, but you can also join us for some tips and tricks to ensure that you get it right on the first try!

To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 81010 or send an email to pfhsengl@mail.remind.com!

The Essay:
Picking a Topic and Prewriting

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Time: 3:30p.m.-4:30pm

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Presenter: Meghan

Starting an essay can be the toughest part of writing, so this webinar will help get you off and running. We’ll focus on selecting an appropriate topic, as well as using prewriting techniques to form a good foundation for your essay.

To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 81010 or send an email to pfhsengl@mail.remind.com!

Mastering The Writing Skills Writing Assignment

Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Time: 10:30a.m.-11:30am

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Presenter: Alanna

The one exam that seems to cause the most anxiety for Penn Foster High School students is The Writing Skills Writing Assignment… but it doesn’t have to be that way!

This webinar will focus on all stages of your essay: the assignment itself, writing the essay, submission of your work, and an explanation of the evaluation process. We encourage all high school students to attend this webinar, whether or not you are currently working on Written Communication. While we will focus specifically on The Writing Skills Writing Assignment (exam 007868), we welcome all students who wish to improve their writing skills.

To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 81010 or send an email to pfhsengl@mail.remind.com!

Student Choice!

Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015

Time: 3:30p.m.-4:30pm

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Presenter: Natalie

This is your chance to help us create a webinar! Each of our webinars will include a survey question asking students what they’d like to see us cover. We’ll select the topic that gets the most responses. You can also go to this site to share your ideas: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HDXJY2K

To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 81010 or send an email to pfhsengl@mail.remind.com!

The Essay: Good vs. Bad Writing

Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Time: 10:30a.m.-11:30am

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Presenter: Meghan

For this webinar we're going to share writing samples with you so you can see how editing and proofreading can improve your writing skills!

To get special webinar reminders and writing tips text @pfhsengl to 81010 or send an email to pfhsengl@mail.remind.com!

***Note: Even if you can't attend a live webinar, still register.  Everyone who registers will receive a recording by email!***

Comment Stream

2 years ago
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Sounds Great !

2 years ago
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I'm looking forward to learning some information,because writing is not my best subject.

2 years ago
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Wonderful!

2 years ago
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2 years ago
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Some of these look like they will be a big help in my writing.

2 years ago
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I want to learn all I can on how to write a perfect essay/paper

2 years ago
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Writing is actually a strong point for me, but you can never know enough! Looking forward to these.

2 years ago
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Writing has kind of been a problem,the fear has always been where to get the words from-hope this will help.

2 years ago
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It would be great if we could have these webinars played again in the evenings.