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4.5 PD HOURS

Event Details

07/09/2020

Log on between 9.15am and 9.25am for the 9.30am start (AEST)

Live Streamed Webinar

Secondary Teachers

$215.00 + GST

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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
‘encapsulation’.
• 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
to answer
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

Presented by Critical Agendas

Ron Thomas

Ron Thomas has been teaching Junior English for over 30 years from remedial to Gifted and Talented – and still does. He has delivered Professional Development for English teachers for a decade in all states of Australia and at VATE, Pearson and Critical Agendas Conferences. He is a published poet, Feature Writer, Travel Writer and author of a Drama Text book. His Drama background makes for scintillating English classes and workshops. A Gold Level Toastmaster, he brings Public Speaking skills to English teaching. Ron’s seminars are highly interactive and you’ll walkaway with a swag of immediately useful resources for your classes

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