Indiana State Literacy Association 2021 Conference
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Our mission is to initiate and support just, equitable and sustainable policies and practices that advance literacy in the state of Indiana.

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Saturday, September 18 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Helping Your Students Write Biographies (and other stuff)

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There are many questions your students must consider in choosing a subject for a biography, including the availability of research material. After that, they still need to decide what aspect(s) of that person’s life to highlight. This workshop will help you show your students how to write a biography they will be proud of.

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Laurie Wallmark

Author & Speaker
Award-winning author Laurie Wallmark’s debut picture book, ADA BYRON LOVELACE AND THE THINKING MACHINE (Creston Books, 2015), received four starred trade reviews (Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and School Library Journal) and many national awards including Outstanding Science... Read More →

Saturday September 18, 2021 10:00am - 10:45am EDT