Research & Writing: Endangered Species
Aug 17-21
9:15-11:15
ECP Centre in Central
Aug 10-14
2:30-4:30
ECP Centre in Central
July 27-31
9:15-11:15
ECP Centre in Central
June 29-July 3
2:00-4:30
ECP Centre in Central
Overview
In this workshop, students will choose an endangered species as the focus of their research. They will identify reliable online sources of information, including but not limited to news articles, educational websites and websites of advocacy and wildlife protection organisations. After gathering their research, students will categorise and organise the information they’ve found and use it to support their views as they write a persuasive text on the issues facing their species.
Learning objectives
Specific to this workshop:
  • Primary focus on research skills and using evidence to support a persuasive text
  • Identify reliable online sources and gather information on specific research questions
  • Develop a position on the chosen topic based on the research
  • Choose a persuasive text to write
  • Identify the audience and purpose of the text
  • Take concise notes from multiple sources using own words
  • Connect ideas logically and smoothly
  • Organise research and learn to distinguish between relevant and irrelevant details
  • Improve writing skills through individualised feedback from the teacher
  • Practise proofreading and editing skills
As a learner:
  • Develop critical thinking and collaboration skills through a workshop environment
  • Learn to look at own work critically and consider how to improve it
  • Learn to be open to and respond to constructive feedback
Skill-Building

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6
Sessions
5
For children aged
10 to 12
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