Nonfiction Writing Power: fresh ideas that will help your students be more effective writers

Details

Tired of the same old descriptive animal report? Come to this workshop and leave with fresh ideas for helping your students write in the content areas. In this dynamic session, Adrienne will share lessons and ideas from her most recent book Nonfiction Writing Power. She will explain the importance of teaching students the different nonfiction text structures – the key to successful writing – and give examples of technique lessons that will help your students be more effective writers. Adrienne will share student samples and, as always, highlight the anchor books to support the lessons. 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Learn about writing information – primary school and the middle years. 
  • Explore six nonfiction writing structures: Description, Instruction, Persuasion, Explanation, Comparison, Biography. 
  • Practise explicit teaching and modelling. 
  • Link nonfi ction writing to learning areas.

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019HAA
Session Session 2 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Day Day 3
Strand Literacy

Tired of the same old descriptive animal report? Come to this workshop and leave with fresh ideas for helping your students write in the content areas. In this dynamic session, Adrienne will share lessons and ideas from her most recent book Nonfiction Writing Power. She will explain the importance of teaching students the different nonfiction text structures – the key to successful writing – and give examples of technique lessons that will help your students be more effective writers. Adrienne will share student samples and, as always, highlight the anchor books to support the lessons. 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Learn about writing information – primary school and the middle years. 
  • Explore six nonfiction writing structures: Description, Instruction, Persuasion, Explanation, Comparison, Biography. 
  • Practise explicit teaching and modelling. 
  • Link nonfi ction writing to learning areas.