Sheena and Louise will share practical ideas for planning and teaching writing at emergent, early and fluent levels, with reference to ‘The Writing Book’.

 

Aims for the workshop: 

  • To introduce the key principles of an effective writing programme 
  • To break down the components of a balanced writing programme 
  • To explore the features of both long and short writing lessons 

 

WORKSHOP OUTLINE

Session 1: Introduction

Guiding principles

  • Gradual release of responsibility model
  • Reading/writing links
  • Overview of the Writing Toolkits

The writing classroom

  • Creating a culture of risk taking for writing
  • Organising guided writing

Planning for writing

  • Authentic opportunities for writing
  • Text types vs other writing forms

 

Session 2: The writing lesson

  • Generating ideas for writing
  • The writing lesson

 

Session 3: The skills toolkit

  • Organising ideas for writing
  • Mini-lessons to teach specific skills
  • Quick Write activities

Venue Details


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Novotel Sydney Parramatta

Set 1 km from Parramatta train station, this sleek hotel in a curved building is 2 km from Parramatta Park and 8 km from Auburn Botanic Gardens.

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Sheena and Louise will share practical ideas for teaching writing in this professional learning workshop.

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Location: Sydney 9am-1pm

Date: Sat, 30th October 2021

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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