Primary Writing Webinar

... planning for and deepening understandings about teaching writing

Overview

Articulating ideas clearly and coherently, both verbally and in writing is essential in school and beyond. In this two part webinar participants will examine the writing process, pedagogies and teaching content, including the importance of oral language across the primary years. Participants will specifically explore:

  • stages of the writing process and the importance of developing self-reliance
  • pedagogical approaches and how these relate to teaching writing and ensuring a balanced writing program
    • modelled
    • shared/joint construction
    • interactive
    • guided
  • crafting vs mechanical skills and strategies
    • developing strategies for crafting texts (authorial knowledge)
    • developing recording skills (secretarial knowledge)
    • developing editing skills (knowing how to improve a draft)
    • examples of deep and surface level skills and strategies which target audience, ideas, text structure, paragraphing, cohesion, sentence structure and grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • importance of writing stamina
  • timetabling writing instruction
  • conferencing

You will receive (after payment is received):

  • webinar notes (downloadable at the beginning of the session)
  • a Literacy Solutions' classroom resource

Cost

$185 + GST (Limited places are available so please register early.)

Dates

Refer to the Webinar calendar for available dates.

This webinar occurs over two days. Each day will include a 2.5 hour session with a brief afternoon tea intermission.

Should you attend?

This webinar is suitable for Teachers and Teachers'Aides of years 2 to 6.

Where and when?

See our webinar calendar for dates and times.