Academics: essay writing, literature analysis, visual-text analysis, debating, touch-typing, information literacy, presentations, communication skills, speeches, number, algebra and statistics.
Organisation: time management, computer filing, timetables. Gcal, Google Classroom, diaries and note taking, setting reminders, homework systems, managing grades, tracking, care of uniform,To Do lists etc.
Social and Emotional: friendship choices, negotiating conflict, collaboration, managing student-teacher mismatch, self-advocating, self-regulating emotions, recognising limitations, self and ethical choices.
Read aloud and make speeches/presentations with appropriate expression and confidence
Use format to create a ‘compare and contrast’ literature essay
Launch poetry toolkit for analysis
Build vocabulary for analyzing literature
Learn to touch type and practise regularly
Use and apply number skills, revise algebra strategies
Understand that transitions lead to new experiences and learning
Be better organised through acquisition of new skills
5 hours per week for 8 weeks in Term 4
12 - 13 year olds
9-12:30pm on Tuesdays OR Fridays