Master Class - Next Week
Composing & Comprehending Informational Texts
with Sharon Callen
Wednesday 15th June 3.30 for 4-5.30pm
at Clapham Primary School
Informational texts are powerhouses of information! They explode with images and indexes, closeups and colours, labels and tables, diagrams and captions. They have us searching across the page and back again, zooming in on fascinating obscurities, revelling in minute details, opening our eyes to page-filled fascinations.
Informational texts present ideas, concepts and information not simply through the text, but through this captivating range of print, organisational, and graphic features.
This workshop will:
Contact: Vicki Clonan from Lioncrest on 0430 161 988 for more information
Sharon Callen is a primary teacher, independent literacy consultant and writer who has worked across state and independent systems across South Australia and New York City.
Sharon has written over 120 fiction and non-fiction texts for early readers, a vast rage of literacy resources materials, as well as articles and chapters for numerous literacy publications. When she isn't writing, she's reading, or talking with teachers and leaders about literacy processes for learning success, or some days, teaching R-7 classes in the real world of student learning.
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Upcoming Master Classes
Vocabulary in the Middle Years, 6-9
with Leslie Tulloch
Thursday 30th June 4-6pm
at Paralowie R-12 School
This literacy workshop is specifically designed to support teachers to teach vocabulary effectively as a cornerstone to literacy in the middle years (across content areas).
Getting it Together in Reading R-7
with Denise Alderman and Sharon Callen
Tuesday 12th July 8.30am-4pm (school holidays)
at Paralowie R-12 School - Lunch provided
This literacy workshop series is specifically designed to support teachers to bring different elements of the literacy block together. The focus in this first session will be on teaching reading effectively.
Master in Residence
We provide site-based professional learning for teachers and leaders in Department for Education and Child Development, Catholic Education and Independent schools in South Australia. Your master consultant tailors the work to your school's needs, leading to powerful changes in teaching and learning.
Current and previous Master in Residence schools include Nairne Primary School, Kaurna Plains School, Trinity College, Sacred Heart College, Salisbury High School, Peterborough High School, Whyalla schools, Swallowcliffe Primary School, St Peters Woodlands.
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