2015 sees the introduction of the SCSS Explicit Teaching of Writing programme. A vital component of this programme is Seven Steps to Writing Success. Seven Steps is a programme created by author Jen McVeity. It chunks writing into seven main techniques. As the year progresses, each step will slowly be introduced to our students one at a time. With the new introduction of each step, parent information will be posted on the school website. We strongly encourage all parents to have a look at these handouts to understand what skill your child is learning, as well as ways to support them at home with the new step.
We begin our Seven Steps journey by firstly skipping Step 1, and starting with Step 2, Sizzling Starts. We will look at Step 1 in the coming months.
Please note that Prep students will begin their journey into Seven Steps to Writing Success in Semester 2.
STEP 2 - SIZZLING STARTS