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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Writing With Colors: How to Enhance Writing for ELLs

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 4:30 PM–5:15 PM EDT
Grande North
Session Abstract

Writing with Colors is an innovative scaffold designed for the multi-level ELL classroom to enhance writing through color to teach essential writing elements from pre-writing to revision.  It can be used across genres and integrated easily into current writing programs. Participants will receive color-coded displays for use in their classroom.

Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Elementary Educators
Secondary Educators
Teacher Educators
Topic Strand

Reading, Writing, Literacy

Lead Presenter

Ms. Nancy Nunes, M.Ed. ELL and M.Ed. Moderate Special Needs, Waltham Public Schools
Biographical Statement

Ms. Nunes has worked for the Waltham Public Schools for 8 years, originally in Kindergarten and now currently in a 3rd grade SEI classroom.



Mr. Thomas O'Toole, Waltham Public Schools
Biographical Statement

Thomas O'Toole is the English Director for the Waltham Public Schools where he has been for the past eleven years.

Session Materials