Writing- Engaging High-Ability Students (Open)


Leon Furze

3 Hours

Online unmoderated course



This is a course for all teachers of High-Ability students.

This course will focus on the importance of grammar instruction in writing and will cover topics such as language choices, text-level choices, the reader-writer relationship, being an author, and the writing process. The course will also address the Australian Curriculum (V9), English, particularly the Language and Literacy strands, but also incorporating elements of close reading of mentor texts from the Literature strand.


Why participate?

  • Create effective lessons for teaching writing to high ability primary students
  • Support your students to generate and develop ideas for writing projects
  • Understand how mentor texts can be used to teach writing to high ability primary students
  • Run impactful and engaging group discussions and writers workshops
  • Effectively confer with students and provide targeted feedback
  • Employ effective strategies for preparing and publishing writing projects


Who should participate?

  • Teachers years F-6
  • Literacy Coordinators
  • Teacher Librarians


How does it work?

  • Individuals: upon registration individuals will be sent a link to access the PL on our online learning platform.
  • Whole schools (member exclusive): One staff member must register on behalf of their school. They can choose to have  a single link to view this together, or can email us the names and email addresses of teachers they wish to enrol. 


Cost of participation
Member $90


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Completing this course will contribute 3 hours of online PD addressing standard descriptors 2.1.2 and 2.5.2  from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Online registration not available.
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