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Course Description

This workshop will provide you with sure fire strategies, guaranteed to produce the best writing your students have ever done. 

You will gain the skills to enhance the basics engagingly: punctuation, grammar and complex sentences.

You will be provided with a multitude of tried in the classroom strategies and models that engage, enhance creativity and produce meaningful writing.

You will develop the expertise to teach journalistic skills and the creativity of non-fiction writing.

You will be provided with links to real world writing audiences and a swag of resources.

You will gain skills to teach persuasive writing effectively through brain facts, the prerequisites for persuasion and knowing the most effective persuasive structure

You will be introduced to a plethora of approaches to inspire poetic writing.


All upper primary teachers and secondary English teachers to year ten and above will find amazing resources for the teaching of writing.

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

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources: Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.

$ 285 + GST - Individual Enrolment

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Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome

  • 2


    • Download the course notes

  • 3

    Module 1

    • Video 1 - Theory and Writing Basics

    • Reflection Questions

    • Video 2 - Using Multiple Intelligences

    • Reflection Question

    • Video 3 - Inspiring Creativity – Speed Writing, Unconscious, Phrases, Openings, Detail and Camera

    • Reflection Questions

  • 4

    Module 2

    • Video 4 - Character and Humorous Writing, Non Fiction – Journalism

    • Reflection Questions

    • Video 5 - Feature Article - the creativity of Non Fiction

    • Reflection Question

    • Video 6 - Poetry

    • Reflection Questions

    • Link to Karen Christensen - Slam Poetry

  • 5

    Module 3

    • Video 7 - Persuasive Writing – Motivation, Prerequisites, Writing Resources

    • Reflection Questions

    • Video 8 - Persuasive Writing Structures, Persuasive Language Video, Real Audiences, Reflective Writing

    • Reflection Questions

    • Link to The Chasers War - Current Affairs Lesson 10 - Overstatement

  • 6


    • Conclusion

    • Final Reflection

  • 7

    Course Feedback

    • Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Completing Inspiring the Best Writing: Fiction and Non-Fiction; Persuasive and Poetic will contribute 5 hours 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 and 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher in NSW.



Ron Thomas

Ron Thomas

Australia-wide facilitator and key note speaker for multiple teacher training providers in the Australian Curriculum, English, Writing, Drama and Debating. Facilitator for G.A.T.E.WAYS gifted and talented students programs nationwide. Author of ‘Engaging Students in Drama’ Phoenix Education. Workshop presenter for VATE and Drama Victoria

Ron's business runs seminars in Public Speaking, Leadership and Debating skills for students. He also run in school seminars for staff in the above, plus English in the Australian Curriculum. Published Feature writer and poet.

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