Fiction Analysis Plus
Saturday
3:30-5:00
ECP Centre in Central
Fridays
5:15-6:45
ECP Centre in Central
Overview
Learning to read fiction texts carefully is an important skill as students read more complex texts across all subjects. In this introduction to textual analysis, students learn to identify a writer’s purpose and tone and analysing the techniques and strategies that a writer employs to achieve his or her purpose. In this "Fiction Analysis Plus " workshop, students will consider these techniques as both readers and writers. They will explain their analysis in structured paragraphs responses and essays and try their hand at applying some of these techniques and strategies to writing pieces of their own.
Learning objectives
  • Develop close reading and annotation skills
  • Identify literary techniques used by authors
  • Consider the purpose of authors’ use of techniques
  • Learn and apply clear paragraph and essay structure
  • Select strong quotations from the text to support an argument
  • Provide context for quotations and explain them thoroughly
  • Revise writing for precision and clarity
  • Understand appropriate formality for essays
  • Apply authors’ techniques to own creative writing
  • Write reflections about use of techniques in own writing
Skill-Building

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7
Sessions
14
For children aged
10 to 1213 Up
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