DSF is offering a series of ‘small-group’ sessions throughout Term Two 2019 designed to improve the writing skills of students in years 3 and 4. These 9 sessions utilising the ‘Talk for Writing’ approach, will be run after school on Wednesdays over a 9-week period.
Talk for Writing is a unique process that uses spoken activities to develop writing skills. Quality writing is created by first expanding and developing students’ oral language skills and then teaching the necessary steps for exceptional sentence, paragraph and text construction.
Talk for Writing has the potential to dramatically improve students’ writing. The approach also offers students with learning and language difficulties an opportunity to develop stronger writing skills. Feedback from students indicates that they find Talk For Writing ‘fun, engaging and motivating.’
Presenter: Sarah Grunwald
Sarah is a Speech Pathologist (CPSP) on the DSF clinical team who provides assessments and therapy services to students with literacy learning difficulties, language disorders and developmental disabilities. Sarah is dedicated to using high-quality evidence-based programs to teach language and literacy skills, with expertise in vocabulary development (Word Aware) and phonics teaching (Sounds-Write). Sarah is also experienced in planning and delivering Talk for Writing (TfW) in group settings and, as a TfW trainer, regularly runs comprehensive training to teachers and clinical practitioners across Perth.
When: Wednesdays during Term 2, 2019 (9 sessions)
Time: 4:00pm to 5.15pm
First session Wednesday, 8th May 2019
Final session Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
Where: DSF Literacy and Clinical Services, 10 Broome Street, South Perth
Expression of interest forms can be downloaded below. Please complete and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
Date(s) - 08/05/2019
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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