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20150427 - Boys only Bootcamp - writing workshop - Beasts, bandits and bushrangers (1 of 3 sessions) - 27 April 2015 - 11:30 - Stream 2

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Boys only Bootcamp - writing workshop - Beasts, bandits and bushrangers (1 of 3 sessions)


Classifications: Enabled, Events Not to be missed, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum


Presenter: Paul Stafford and Penny Packham

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Date: 27 April 2015

Start Time: 11:30

End Time: 12:30pm

Duration: 1 hour

Closing Date: Bookings Close 27-Apr-15

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 4

Non-DEC Positions: 1

Price: $75 (this covers all three workshops)

KLA Syllabus: Primary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 2,Stage 3

KLA Year/s: Year 3,Year 4,Year 5,Year 6

Key Learning Area/s: English,Science and Technology

KLA Topic/s: Reading,Talking and Listening,The Natural Envirnonment,Writing

KLA Keyword/s: English, Science and Technology, writing narratives, skills and Strategies, living things, dinosaurs


Event Overview: Fast, ferocious and fun boys only writing workshop with the Scattered Bones team. Join author and literacy consultant Paul Stafford in a series of writing workshops aimed specifically at inspiring boys to enjoy writing. This session will cover the essential elements of writing a narrative, modelled by an author, using the weird and wonderful dinosaurs and bushrangers as a creative springboard for generating ideas. Paul will lead the students through the process of brainstorming, planning and writing narratives in a limited timeframe. Please book into all 3 sessions.

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Additional Booking Instructions: Further details and a workbook will be sent to you from the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum once you have booked onlineA confirmation will be emailed to you from bookings@dartconnections.org.au confirming your bookingFor modules of more than one session, you will need to complete a booking form FOR EVERY SESSION IN THE MODULE. An invoice will be sent to the school from the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum

Further Information: Penny Packham Public Programs Officer Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum 224 Howick Street Bathurst NSW 2795 02 6331 5511 penny.packham@bathurst.nsw.gov.au www.somervillecollection.com.au

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