Essay Writing Workshop for Secondary Students 118F

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Date(s) - 19/03/2018
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation of WA (inc.)

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Presented by two speech pathologists, this workshop will provide all secondary students with the necessary tools to unpack the informative/persuasive essay format (yrs 7-9) and the analytical essay format (for yrs 10-12) in a simple and logical manner.  Students will work in their year groups and examine a framework for constructing the relevant type of essay.

Students Years 7, 8 & 9

This workshop will focus on the construction of a factual essay that aims to provide information related to a topic and develop an argument in a logical and cohesive manner
Students will learn:
To analyse & write essays used for reference purposes when they are confronted with the task of writing an essay in class
About the “jobs” done by different parts of the essay and the “formula” for a successful introduction, conclusion as well as informative body paragraphs

Students Years 10, 11 & 12

Learn how to write a well-structured essay using a specific model designed to:
Analyse & discuss how themes are represented in text;
Identify the techniques used by authors to construct these themes; and,
Discover how readers are positioned to think and feel about the identified themes

This workshop will focus on the process of Text Analysis and three different types of text:
Feature Film, Novel and Feature Article
*This workshop is suitable for students who are intending to study or are currently studying Essential English, ATAR English or ATAR

A light pizza supper is provided.

Presented by: Jenny Baker, a well-known Speech Pathologist who works exclusively with children and young adults who experience reading, writing and spelling difficulties.



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Bookings are now closed. Contact DSF on (08) 9217 2500 or via email to see if you are able to register.