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Completing Writing Short Stories will contribute 6 hours and 30 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework addressing standard descriptors 3.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Course Description

Learn the tricks and tools to write short stories. Explore character, setting, plot and structure as you explore how to write stories that impact readers. 

Audience

Drama, English, Media teachers and primary school teachers. 

Teaching Standards

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Course Outline

    • Introduction to Writing Stories

  • 2

    Module 2 - Story Telling Briefs

    • Introduction

    • Storytelling Briefs

    • Activity - Storytelling Briefs

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 3

    Module 3 - Plot

    • Introduction to Plot

    • Plot

    • Plot Structure

    • Three Act Structure

    • Activity - Plot

    • Reflection Task

  • 4

    Module 4 - Dialogue

    • Introduction

    • Dialogue

    • Activity - Dialogue

    • Reflection Task

  • 5

    Module 5 - Characters

    • Introduction

    • Characters

    • Reflection Task

  • 6

    Module 6 - Point of View

    • Introduction

    • Point of View

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 7

    Module 7 - Setting

    • Introduction

    • Setting

    • Reflection Task

  • 8

    Module 8 - Editing

    • Introduction

    • Editing

    • Reflection Task

  • 9

    Module 9 - Conclusion

    • Reflection Task

    • Conclusion of Writing Stories

    • Course Highlights

  • 10

    Course Completion

    • Feedback

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