The sub-title of this book is Creative Writing Ideas for the Classroom. Principal writers are John Acutt, Sue Bittner, Mel Dixon and Rosie Kerin.

This second book in a series of three on creative writing offers advice to teachers on how to organise their creative writing classrooms; the book features the work of teachers across Australia, with successful 'dip into' lessons that you can use in any classroom; the lessons range from single worksheets to extended lessons following visible thinking pedagogy. The English Textual Concepts and ACARA strands of literature, literacy and language are evident in the lessons, supporting syllabus requirements.

Price $60 

 

AATE has published a valuable new text about the teaching of short stories, Creating Micro 

Stories: Small Fiction with Big Impact! written by AATE past-president Erika Boas and Emma Jenkins. This text focuses on those sorts of stories that most of our students need to write, stories under 1000 words. The book features a wide range of award-winning student stories as well as stories from celebrated writers such as Will Kostakis, Tristan Bancks,  Libby Gleeson.

Price $39.95

Creative Horizons and Creating Micro Sories are available from ETAQ.

If you would like to purchase either of these, please email the Admin Officer at trish.purcell@bigpond.com

 

 

The Australian Association for the Teaching of English and some of the English Teachers Associations in different states offer a range of resources for sale through their websites. The links below will take you straight to the relevant pages.

 
Online Store - AATE - Australian Association for the Teaching of English  (www.aate.org.au)

http://www.aate.org.au/products/online-store
 

 

Upcoming Events

Indigenous Perspectives in the Junior Curriculum

After a work program review Town High explored ways to better embed indigenous perspectives in the year 7 program through a novella study of Black Cockatoo.  The unit became our first taste of analytical essay writing in year 7, in preparation for subsequent years.  We found greater engagement from students across the board. ...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th July 2022
Venue: Town High, Townsville
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


External Examination Preparation

Acting on feedback from last year, we will be making the materials available earlier this year. We will be running the External Examination Preparation as one package with more flexibility for schools in using these materials with students. The program will consist of three segments: Writing the analytical essay: three fully rev...

Category: Student (and teacher) Event
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 23rd July 2022
Venue: Online
Phone Enquiries: 0455464000
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


State Conference 2022

Our state conference Writing our future celebrating teacher agency, wisdom, and community will be held on Saturday 6 August, at Lourdes Hill School, Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne. The  program is now available.  Keynotes will be presented by Dr Stewart Riddle, Associate Professor (Curriculum and Pedagogy) in the School of E...

Category: State Conference
Start Time: 8:45 AM
Date: Saturday 6th August 2022
Venue: Lourdes Hill School
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Early Career Conference 2022: Writing our future?

Writing our future? - a conference presented by and for early career teachers  on Saturday 22 October at Wynnum SHS (tbc)

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 22nd October 2022
Venue: Wynnum SHS


Writing our future in Essential English 2022

Writing our future in Essential English - a community of practice especially for teachers of Essential English on Saturday 5 November.

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 5th November 2022
Venue: To be confirmed


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