Suitable for Year 6 children
Essay writing skills are extremely important in a student’s transition from Primary school into High school.
During Year 7, students will be exposed to a vast range of terminology as they are encouraged to analyse texts and use the language of texts such as: ‘composer’, ‘audience’, ‘language techniques’ and ‘creating meaning’. They will also be given essay questions to interpret and be expected to write both short answers and long detailed essays.
This 3 half day workshop will focus on the TEEL method of writing essays.
Full direction and practise essays will be taught using explanations and scaffolds, to ensure that each student understands and can utilise the framework for each type of question.
These will range from:
The distinction between Primary school writing and High school writing will be made and students will be able to enter high school confident in their writing abilities.
This 3 x half day (3 hour) workshop will either be held from Monday 13th – Friday 24th January, from 1pm to 4pm. Simply express your interest as per below and nominate suitable days your child is able to attend. The workshop will be confirmed the week prior to the workshop date (dependent on attending children). The cost of each full day workshop will be $150 per child. All resources needed and a snack included.