Senior English Workshops for Years 9-10

AM Workshop: Unseen Text and Analysis for Years 9-10

This workshop will provide explicit instruction on how to unpack and analyse unseen texts (writing never seen before) in exam settings. Each section of this workshop will include analysis of visual and written unseen texts. Students will learn how to get started, read and analyse with purpose, how to identify prominent literary techniques, audience and purpose, and how to turn this analysis into an answer for questions in examinations. This workshop will include modelled examples along with explicit instruction and scaffolds for extended response questions.

Students will revise and consolidate the following areas:

  • Exam formats and reading with purpose
  • How to get started and identifying techniques
  • Considering audience and purpose in analysis
  • Extended responses and comparison questions

Venue: PLC Sydney Demountables D1

Teacher: Michelle Kasparian

Day: Monday 23 January 2023

Workshop Duration: 1 session @ 10.00 am - 12.00 pm (2 hours)

Cost: $80 per workshop or $140.00 for both AM and PM sessions

Enrolment Deadline: Monday 16 January 2023.

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PM Workshop: Creative Writing for Exam Settings for Years 9-10

This workshop will cover the necessities of getting started and incorporating stimulus prompts in a meaningful way into their creative pieces for exam settings. This workshop will go over short-form narrative, how to get started on the spot, and will demonstrate in-depth how to develop voice and use flashbacks to create a fully fleshed-out character for a complex and rich story.

Students will revise and consolidate the following areas:

  • Texts and Human Experiences and The Craft of Writing
  • Short forms: Microfiction and Vignette
  • Point of View and Sensory Details
  • Story Objects

Venue: PLC Sydney Demountables D1

Teacher: Michelle Kasparian

Day: Monday 23 January 2023

Workshop Duration: 1 session @ 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm (2 hours)

Cost: $80 per workshop or $140.00 for both AM and PM sessions

Enrolment Deadline: Monday 16 January 2023.

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Please complete the form below and make your payment to enrol your child in the upcoming Holiday Program. The workshops will run with a minimum of 6 students and a maximum class size of 12. No refunds or credit will be given after enrolments have been closed.

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Please choose your English program and make your payment below. Holiday workshops cost $80.00 per workshop or $140.00 for both AM and PM sessions

Session 1 Texts & Analysis: 10.00 am - 12.00 noon $ 80.00 AUD
Session 2 Creative Writing: 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm $ 80.00 AUD
Both AM and PM workshops $ 140.00 AUD
Total$ 0.00 AUD

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