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

October Ext Exam Prep Q & A

Have a question about writing the Analytical Essay? Final Q & A sessions will be offered on Thursday 13 October at 4pm, 4:30 and 5:00. These are included in your package (i.e. no further payment is required) but you do need to register to receive the link for the zoom meeting. The link will be sent out on Wednesday morning;...

Category: Zoom meeting
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Thursday 13th October 2022
Venue: ZOOM
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Understanding Shakespeare

Rob Pensalfini will present this workshop via zoom on Saturday 15 October from 9am till 11 am. For further information download the flyer . Details for joining the zoom meeting will be sent on Wednesday 12 October. As this message will be sent to the email address in the registration it is important that you use your own address, rath...

Category: Workshop
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 15th October 2022
Venue: ZOOM
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. When: Saturday 22 October Where: Wynnum High School, Library Time: 9:00 - 3:00pm  ‘Any curriculum, good or bad, will sink or float on the culture of the classroom in which it is enacted.’ Ron Ritchhart This conference will consider:...

Category: Conference
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 22nd October 2022
Venue: Wynnum SHS
Venue Address: 25 Peel Street, MANLY
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


External Examination Preparation

Registration Scroll down to register - but please do read this information Schools should register each teacher who will be using the materials.  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 fl...

Category: Student (and teacher) Event
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 29th October 2022
Venue: Online
Phone Enquiries: 0455464000
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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 at St Joseph's, Nudgee College, Sandgate Road Boondall. ETAQ invites teachers of Essential English to a morning of sharing of ideas and invites you to submit a proposal for a short presentation or a wo...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 5th November 2022
Venue: St Joseph's, Nudgee College
Venue Address: Sandgate Road, BOONDALL


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