How to Effectively Teach Superb Essay Writing in English and Literature
This workshop will investigate the following;
• Having something to say
Teaching understanding of the texts/issue by using ‘chunking’ and
• Knowing what is required
Teaching understanding of the task by visually rendering the task and
visually rendering the criteria.
• Modelling the task
Showing how it is done at the highest level.
• Teaching organisation skills required in essays
The Macro (Whole essay) and Micro (Paragraphing) levels of organisation.
• Teaching advanced expression skills – Giving students the tools
How to quote – How to link – How to achieve compression –
How to achieve expressiveness – How to be convincing!
Target Audience: Years 7-12. 6 PD hrs