The craft of writing: attentive teaching with mentor

The craft of writing: attentive teaching with mentor
An ONLINE workshop presented by 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 text examples, and participants are asked to bring their own quality texts to apply the demonstrated knowledge.
Professional Members $200
Student members $150
Non members $300


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..

 

When
10/12/2020 9:00 AM - 11/13/2020 3:00 PM
Where
ONLINE
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