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Humanities 2015-2016

Lunch  Mtg.  8 Sept.
1. icebreaker
2. writing
   "Writers need regular, frequent chunks of time they can count on, anticipate, and plan for. When they have sufficient time to consider and reconsider what they have written, they're more likely to achieve the clarity, logic, voice, conventionality, and grace of good writing."
                                Nancie Atwell, In the Middle 1998
*quantity and quality in class
*skills - strengthening vertical alignment
*in class support and acceleration
*Writing Support
3. Developing a department goal around writing
4. Reading
*how do we support/encourage student reading
*time allotted to reading and talking books
5. Sharing Resources
6. Other Business