The craft of writing: attentive teaching with mentor texts

The craft of writing: attentive teaching with mentor texts
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ACTIVELY NOTICING THE CRAFT of WRITING: ATTENTIVE TEACHING WITH MENTOR TEXTS

Dr LORRAINE McDONALD


This workshop demonstrates how students can be guided to 'actively notice' how quality texts are constructed and how to follow these mentor texts to make relevant choices for their own writing purposes.
Participants will apply explicit language/grammatical knowledge to closely observe how readers are engaged, how the texts are cohesive and how writers introduce the topic/orientation. With support, students can develop knowledge about how language/grammar works to construct meaning, how sentence fluency can be achieved, and how personal connections and critical comprehension may be accomplished.
Excerpts from several recent CBCA award winning texts (both fiction and non-fiction) are our mentor models, and participants are asked to bring their own quality texts to apply the demonstrated knowledge.
Full day course 
Discount
Early bird Regular
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Professional Member
35%  $150 $155 $310
Professional Member Digital 35%  $150 $155 $255
Professional Member New Graduate
35%  $150 $155 $240
Professional Member Student
50%
 $120 $120
$190
Non-member  —  $230 $240  —

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Completing this workshop will contribute 5 hours of face to face PD 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2.from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

14/11/2019 9:00 AM - 14/11/2019 3:00 PM
PETAA Offices
Camdenville Public School
NEWTOWN, NSW 2042
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