Workshop: Teaching writing

Intended audience: teachers

Duration: 1 hour

Technology: projector, screen, sound

Description:

This workshop shows teachers how to use engaging material to help students learn and practice strategies that will make them better writers. The workshop is explicit about how to teach and support students to practice writing skills.

Writing skills learned include:

  • Writing brain warm ups
  • Sensational sentences
  • Dynamic dialogue
  • Fresh similes
  • Talking senses

I will also show some ways students can share their writing with their families and the school community.