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No applications for this program will be accepted after all vacancies have been filled. Unsuccessful applicants will have their monies refunded in full. Cancellation prior to two weeks before the program date (cut-off date) will incur a 15% service charge per applicant. This program will be payable in full for cancellations made on or after the cut-off date or for failure to attend the program. All cancellations must be in writing and emailed to us. In the event of insufficient applications this program will not proceed and registration monies be fully refunded. In the event of this program being cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances registration monies only will be refunded as Critical Agendas will not accept liability for the payment of any other associated costs. Critical Agendas reserves the right to vary the advertised programs prior to commencement.
How to Inspire The Best Writing: fiction, non-fiction; poetic and persuasive
This workshop will provide you with sure fire strategies that are guaranteed to produce the best writing your students have ever done.
You will gain the skills to enhance the basics engagingly: punctuation, grammar and complex sentences.
You will be provided with a multitude of tried in the classroom strategies and models that engage, enhance creativity and produce meaningful writing.
You will develop the expertise to teach journalistic skills and the creativity of non-fiction writing.
You will be provided with links to real world writing audiences and a swag of resources.
You will gain skills to teach persuasive writing effectively through brain facts, the prerequisites for persuasion and knowing the most effective persuasive structure
You will be introduced to a plethora of approaches to inspire poetic writing.
‘Thank you so much for the best PD of the year!! It was inspiring and engaging. I wish that I could take you back to my school and have you present to our whole staff.’
Belinda Burley – New Norfolk High School Tasmania
Approaches to creative writing
Active ways to teach writing skills: The English Grammar game
Victor Borge Punctuation
Unlocking the subconscious: improvisation, connecting the unconnected, sensual triggers, speed writing
Using drama to teach writing
Non fiction writing
Very Persuasive writing
Active ways to introduce Persuasive writing
How to teach structures, introductions and conclusions
Using speech to teach writing/Finding a personal voice
Enhanced Essays – ensuring criteria are met
Using electronic media to enhance quality
Using poetic devices in all types of writing
Successful poetry writing strategies