Presented by: Ron Thomas
Event Information: 6 PD Hours
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!
Thursday 28th March, 2019
|9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)|
Target Audience: Years 7 - 12.
|$279.00 + GST|
About the Presenter
Ron Thomas has 25 years experience in secondary schools teaching: English, Literature and Drama. He is a graduate of the Diploma in Non Fiction Writing and Editing. He is a published author of Travel and Feature Articles in: ‘Sunday Age’, ‘Adelaide Advertiser’, ‘Senior Travel’ and ‘Travelling Tales’ magazine. As a Gold Level Toastmaster he has written dozens of speeches across all genres specialising in humorous speeches. Ron has taught writing skills to remedial through to gifted students and from year 7 to year 12. Ron is author of ‘Inspiring the Best Writing from students’ for Phoenix Press. He has initiated a Global Novel between Australian, US and Russian students that won him the iEARN Australia Scholarship to the International Conference in Taiwan. Ron is an experienced facilitator with a highly interactive methodology and lively activities. You won’t be bored!