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20151105 - Clickfest Disaster! Writing action narratives based on Natural Disasters - 05 November 2015 - 13:30 - Stream 2

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Clickfest Disaster! Writing action narratives based on Natural Disasters


Classifications: Enabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum


Presenter: Paul Stafford

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Date: 05 November 2015

Start Time: 13:30

End Time: 14.3

Duration: 1 hour

Closing Date: Bookings Close 5-Nov-15

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 4

Non-DEC Positions: 1

Price: FREE

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,Human Society and its Environment,Science and Technology

KLA Topic/s: Environments,The Natural Envirnonment,Writing

KLA Keyword/s: Narrative literacy writing natural disaster environment climate change


Event Overview: Join Author Paul Stafford to learn how to write fast and furious action narratives based on natural disasters. Narrative writing workshop which will cover the essential elements of writing a narrative, modelled by an author, using natural disasters as a creative springboard for generating ideas. Paul will lead the students through the process of brainstorming, planning and writing narratives in a limited time frame. The aim of the workshop is to use action narrative to prepare school students for some of the hazards of natural disasters and encourage resilient communities whist teaching the essentials of narrative writing.

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Additional Booking Instructions: This is a single session lesson, however school can book into multiple sessions to reinforce the scaffolding framework.Funded by the NSW Government under the Emergency Volunteer Support Scheme. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSW Government

Further Information: Penny Packham Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, penny.packham@bathurst.nsw.gov.au T: 02 63315511

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The principal of the school has received permission for each participating student to be photographed and for their image and voice to be recorded.
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