21st Century Literacy Skills Series: Making Connections between Reading and Writing at the Junior Secondary Level (Re-run) (Blended)
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Descriptionunderstand the relationship between reading and writing, how well a reading text can be used to connect the writing task and what to consider when designing a writing task using the ‘reading-writing links’;
This four-session online workshop will focus on writing as a post-reading activity at the junior secondary level. It is NOT about teaching reading or writing per sec, but more about developing writing lessons with a transition from reading lessons.
have an opportunity to study the requirements of common writing tasks (e.g. short story, book report, recipe, letter to the editor, letter of advice) at the junior secondary level;
explore/experience teaching strategies (e.g. deconstructing texts) and sample learning/teaching resources that support the teaching of writing from reading;
consider how to use students’ written scripts and specific marking criteria for teaching writing; and
see sample reading-writing units with reading across the curriculum incorporated.
Teachers who attended the Making Connections between Reading and Writing at the Junior Secondary Level workshop conducted in Sep 2019 (Course code: CDI020200253) need not attend the current event.
An email will be sent to successful applicants at least 24 hours before Session 1 to invite them to join the Canvas Instructure workshop.
The four sessions of the workshop must be completed in the given time to acquire the respective CPD hours. Since completion of each session is a prerequisite for joining the next, participants not meeting the requirements of a session may not be given access to the workshop.
If you are unfamiliar with the Zoom platform, please go to https://zoom.us to become familiar with it before the workshop.
The following are recommendations for participation in the online Zoom sessions:
1) Choose a quiet room with a strong Wi-Fi connection.
2) Use a laptop with a built-in microphone and camera. Keep the camera on at all times and participate in all the group work and writing activities.
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Key Learning Area
English Language Education
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CPD Domain for Teachers
Teaching & Learning
Subject Knowledge & Pedagogy/Learning & Teaching (V)
Outside Normal School Hour