Online: Joint Construction — Imaginative

Teacher with students at a table
Joint Construction: From model text to writing (imaginative texts).  Presented by Joanne Rossbridge, this online course is for teachers seeking a deeper understanding of how and why we can support students in the joint construction of imaginative texts. Participants will examine examples of quality literature to consider choice of modelled texts and to learn how and when to focus on particular features. This knowledge will then be applied to jointly constructing texts. Aspects of teacher talk and strategies, including share the pen and use of mini whiteboards for developing student engagement, will be explored, as well as how to extend the use of metalanguage within the context of jointly constructing text. Joint construction will be looked at during the planning, drafting and publishing phases in the process of writing.

This course is self-paced. 

Who should participate?

  • For teachers of students F–6

Cost of participation:

Member $100
Student member    $75 
Non-member  $150 

Completing this online workshop provides three hours of Professional Learning addressing 1.2.2, 6.2.2, 2.5.2, 3.3.2, 3.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

See also Joint Construction — Informative texts on 11 April and Joint Construction — Persuasive texts on 7 June 2021.

2/22/2021 9:00 AM - 3/22/2021 9:00 AM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Online registration not available.

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