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Syntax for Success with Dawn Grant-Skiba

In this webinar, Dawn Grant-Skiba will explore why syntax - the arrangement of words and phrases - matters in...
In this webinar, Dawn Grant-Skiba will explore why syntax - the arrangement of words and phrases - matters in high school. She will discuss practical ways of embedding theory into your teaching, such as how to identify issues with...
In this webinar, Dawn Grant-Skiba will explore why syntax - the arrangement of words and phrases - matters in high school. She will discuss practical ways of embedding theory into your teaching, such as how to identify issues with syntax in your students' work and give useful feedback, ways to inspire students to use the strategies, and what areas are most useful for focusing on in high school.
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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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Persuasive and Interpretive Text Construction

This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school agedstudents across two expository genres...
This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school agedstudents across two expository genres – persuasive and interpretative.Participants will learn about the macrostructure of different text types, so they can teach students theformulas for...
This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school agedstudents across two expository genres – persuasive and interpretative.Participants will learn about the macrostructure of different text types, so they can teach students theformulas 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 deliverimagery, power, specificity, emphasis, emotion and persuasion with the inclusion of:repetitionword choicerhetorical questionscall to actionpoint of viewfigurative languagepersonificationalliteration
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Handwriting for Secondary School Exams with Robyn Bartram

In this session Robyn focuses on the challenges faced by senior secondary school students in the lead-up to their...
In this session Robyn focuses on the challenges faced by senior secondary school students in the lead-up to their final exams. Participants will gain an understanding of:How handwriting speed and legibility as well as hand pain can impact student’s...
In this session Robyn focuses on the challenges faced by senior secondary school students in the lead-up to their final exams. Participants will gain an understanding of:How handwriting speed and legibility as well as hand pain can impact student’s participation and success at their final examinations.An overview of useful assessments for handwriting evaluation.The importance of timely support applications for students and the necessary parts of an application will be covered, including using and interpreting the results of assessments.Methods for using Telehealth to complete assessments.Definition and description of dysgraphia and the impact on senior secondary school students.Valid reasons for last-minute applications.Working with year 12 coordinators to achieve the best outcomes for students.A brief overview of the state and territory differences in applying for Special Provisions.
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Numeracy Language Promotion in Secondary Schools

This session by Erin Rollason will unfold the importance of language in numeracy, and how to promote numeracy knowledge...
This session by Erin Rollason will unfold the importance of language in numeracy, and how to promote numeracy knowledge and skills for secondary school students with learning difficulties. Areas that will be covered in this presentation are language in...
This session by Erin Rollason will unfold the importance of language in numeracy, and how to promote numeracy knowledge and skills for secondary school students with learning difficulties. Areas that will be covered in this presentation are language in everyday numeracy, how to support numeracy language and understanding, at school and at home (i.e. morphology, strategies, executive functioning strategies- visual organisers, and the learning environment).
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