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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The Dunedin Centre

The Dunedin Centre includes the Dunedin Town Hall, Glenroy Auditorium, Municipal Chambers and a wide variety of other conference rooms, meeting rooms, lounges and bars. Providing ample choice for various event types and sizes, all housed within this stunning architectural masterpiece. Located in the centre of the city, you'll find the very best in conference, exhibition and performance facilities - it's the perfect blend of old-world style and modern convenience.

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

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Location: Dunedin

Date: Tue, 2nd February 2021

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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