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Syntax and Sentence Construction: A Narrative Approach

This webinar is presented by Jenny Baker, and will showcase the need to teach syntactic devices within a functional...
This webinar is presented by Jenny Baker, and will showcase the need to teach syntactic devices within a functional context. It will address how to:analyse whole class stories using “Sketch Engine”identify grammatical goals for Tier 1 and 2 lessonsuse...
This webinar is presented by Jenny Baker, and will showcase the need to teach syntactic devices within a functional context. It will address how to:analyse whole class stories using “Sketch Engine”identify grammatical goals for Tier 1 and 2 lessonsuse a whole-class writing programemploy and adapt a model textteach grammatical devicesdifferentiate instruction and expectations*** This session is part of our writing course "Think it, Say it, Write it! The Fundamentals of Written Expression". As we did not have permission from all speakers to include their presentations in the On-Demand library the course is not available as a complete bundle. ***
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Text Analysis & Essay writing with Jenny Baker

This session by Jenny Baker will provide participants with a framework for analysing written and visual texts. It will...
This session by Jenny Baker will provide participants with a framework for analysing written and visual texts. It will also showcase successful essay writing strategies that students can employ to organise their ideas and develop a written argument that...
This session by Jenny Baker will provide participants with a framework for analysing written and visual texts. It will also showcase successful essay writing strategies that students can employ to organise their ideas and develop a written argument that unpacks how quotations support techniques, how techniques develop themes and how themes position readers.By the end of the webinar, participants will be informed about:Text analysisIdentification of themes / values / attitudes / representations etcTechniques used for analysis (plot, language, characterisation, point of view & setting)Structure of the essay (general paragraph structure as well as sentence structure)Vocabulary for writing a successful essayParticipants will have the opportunity to analyse a text and work towards writing an exemplary essay toillustrate the processes of text analysis and essay writing.
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Literary Fiction Writing for Secondary School Students with Jenny Baker

This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school aged students across two expository...
This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school aged students across two expository genres – persuasive and interpretative.Participants will learn about the macrostructure of different text types, so they can teach students the...
This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school aged students across two expository genres – persuasive and interpretative.Participants will learn about the macrostructure of different text types, so they can teach students the formulas for writing these text types.Introduction (LAM)Lead inAnswer the questionProvide a MenuBody Paragraphs (TEXR)Topic sentenceExplanationExampleRound offConclusion (AML)Answer the question,Provide a Menu,Lead outParticipants will also be introduced to the microstructures of each written genre.Within the two expository genres, the focus will be on a variety of language devices used to deliver imagery, power, specificity, emphasis, emotion and persuasion with the inclusion of:repetitionword choicerhetorical questionscall to actionpoint of viewfigurative languagepersonificationalliteration
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