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WRITING SKILLS WORKSHOPS

 

Writing Skills

Our writing workshops address a variety of components that are essential for producing high quality written responses in a variety of contexts. You can choose to focus on writing skills in the general sense, or cover materials outlined in the senior English syllabus. The recommended plan is outlined below.

RECOMMENDED WRITING WORKSHOP STRUCTURE
TERM 1 (Two hours)TERM 2 (Two hours)TERM 3 (Two hours)TERM 4 (Two hours)
The Writing Process
Focus:
  • The 6-step writing process
  • Review of different genres

Links to the Syllabus
Unit 1

The concept of identity

Unit objectives:
  1. Make use of, in their own texts, the ways cultural assumptions, attitudes, values and beliefs underpin texts and invite audiences to take up positions, and analyse these ways in texts created by others
  2. Use grammar and language structures for particular purposes in written, spoken and/or multimodal texts
The Language in Writing
Focus:
  • Figurative language for persuasive texts
  • Modality

Links to the Syllabus
Unit 1

Representations of identities – critical study of media

Unit objectives:
  1. Use mode-appropriate features to achieve particular purposes
  2. Select and synthesise subject matter to support perspectives
The Language in Writing
Focus:
  • Figurative language for narrative texts
  • Short Story structure

Links to the Syllabus
Unit 2

Representations in culture across the world

Unit objectives:
  1. Use aesthetic features and stylistic devices to achieve purposes and analyse their effects in texts
  2. Make language choices for particular purposes and contexts
The Language in Writing
Focus:
  • Unpacking stimulus and questions
  • Creating a quick plan
  • Constructing a response

Links to the Syllabus
Unit 2

Representations in culture throughout Australia

Unit objectives:
  1. Organise and sequence subject matter to achieve particular purposes
  2. Use cohesive devices to emphasise ideas and connect parts of texts
PRICING

Two-hour workshop:
$880 + $2.50 per attendee + Travel + GST

Whole Day workshop (Writing combined with Effective Learning/ Cognitive Verb programs):
$1690 + $4.50 per attendee + Travel + GST

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Writing Skills Workshops

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