Murray Talks: Scheduling a Writing Programme

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In this episode of “Murray Talks”, Dr Murray Gadd talks about issues pertaining to scheduling a writing programme: How regularly should my students be writing? How often should I be teaching writing to my students? What are the two principal components of a writing programme? It is supplemented by downloadable teacher notes. Download the Teacher Notes PDF here    Video … Read More

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Murray Talks: Teacher Knowledge

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In this episode of “Murray Talks”, Dr Murray Gadd talks about issues pertaining to the knowledge about writing, about what writers do and about their students as developing writers that teachers need to hold in order to be effective teachers of writing. It is supplemented by downloadable teacher notes. Download the Teacher Notes PDF here   Video Lesson

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Murray Talks: Expectations for Achievement

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In this episode of “Murray Talks”, Dr Murray Gadd considers the issues pertaining to the expectations for achievement that an effective teacher of writing holds: What expectations should I hold? How might I develop these expectations? How might I communicate these expectations? It is supplemented by downloadable teacher notes. Download the Teacher Notes PDF here   Video Lesson

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Free Sample: Murray Gadd Reads & Writes from “Library Mouse” for Year 3 – 6 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Engagement and Achievement in Writing with Dr. Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray reading “Library Mouse” by Daniel Kirk and thinking about writing as a result of the reading. This video is primarily aimed at Year 3 – 6 students. It was originally broadcast by Murray on YouTube during the Covid-19 lockdown (March & April … Read More

Free Sample: Murray Gadd Reads & Writes from “Our Granny” for Year 2-4 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Engagement and Achievement in Writing with Dr. Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray reading and writing from “Our Granny” written by Margaret Wild. This video is primarily aimed at Year 2-4 students. It was originally broadcast by Murray on YouTube during the Covid-19 lockdown (March & April 2020) “Our Granny” – Purpose: The purpose for … Read More

Murray Gadd Reads “Sunday Chutney” for Year 4 – 8 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Motivation and Achievement in Writing with Dr Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray reading and writing from “Sunday Chutney” by Aaron Blabey. This video is primarily aimed at Year 4 – 8 students.  “Sunday Chutney” – Purpose: The purpose for this lesson is just for students to have fun with an important aspect of their … Read More

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Murray Gadd Reads & Writes About the Rain Cycle for Year 5 – 8 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Engagement and Achievement in Writing with Dr. Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray writing about the rain cycle, calling on his existing knowledge of this scientific phenomenon. This video is primarily aimed at Year 5 – 8 students.  The Rain Cycle – Purpose: The purpose for this lesson is for students to use their prior … Read More

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Murray Gadd Reads & Writes from “When Sophie Gets Angry – Really, Really Angry…” for Year 1-2 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Engagement and Achievement in Writing with Dr. Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray reading and writing from “When Sophie Gets Angry – Really, Really Angry…” written and illustrated by Molly Bang. This video is primarily aimed at Year 1-2 students.   “When Sophie Gets Angry – Really, Really Angry…” – Purpose: The purpose for this lesson … Read More

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Murray Gadd Writes About Kangaroos for Year 1 – 2 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Engagement and Achievement in Writing with Dr. Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray writing about kangaroos, using information from an illustration. This video is primarily aimed at Year 1 – 2 students. It was originally broadcast by Murray on YouTube during the Covid-19 lockdown (March & April 2020) Kangaroos – Purpose: The purpose for this … Read More

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