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ELSA France’s Virtual Teacher Development Day
13 March 2021
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Saturday, March 13 • 3:40pm - 4:40pm
Reading as writers; writing as readers (KS2-4)

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This interactive presentation will explore a successful teaching sequence which integrates the reading of a short story with the planning and drafting of a piece of extended writing. Designed to help all pupils to develop their writing of literary narrative without recourse to the ‘features of descriptive writing’ or to checklists of literary devices, the sequence illustrates the power of reading as writers, and writing as readers.

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James Durran

James Durran is an Education Adviser in North Yorkshire. He has 25 years’ experience teaching in state schools, has lectured on initial teacher training courses and has contributed to research projects with the Institute of Education (UCL) and the British Film Institute, for whom... Read More →

Saturday March 13, 2021 3:40pm - 4:40pm CET
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