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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 analysis Identification of themes / values / attitudes / representations etc Techniques 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 in Answer the question Provide a MenuBody Paragraphs (TEXR) Topic sentence Explanation Example Round offConclusion (AML) Answer the question, Provide a Menu, Lead out Participants 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: repetition word choice rhetorical questions call to action point of view figurative language personification alliteration
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