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4.5 PD HOURS

Event Details

18/11/2020

9.30am - 3.00pm - Log on between 9.15am and 9.30am (AEST)

Live Streamed Webinar

Secondary Teachers

$215 + 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!
  • The presenter requests that you attend this webinar on your own individual device please no shared screens. 
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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