NAPLAN Writing Success – Secondary

NAPLAN Writing Success – Secondary

Hannah Thomas, Jen McVeity OAM

This series of practical and fun resources includes everything teachers need to maximise their time and impact in the lead-up to the NAPLAN writing test.

• Video Guides: These short, practical videos walk teachers through the Seven Steps approach to NAPLAN and how to use the resources in their classroom.
• Teacher Notes: The accompanying Teacher Notes provide a useful overview of what’s covered in the series. They include handy reference tables on NAPLAN and the Seven Steps, and two 4-week revision guides – one for Narrative and one for Persuasive.
• Resource Packs: There is a Resource Pack for each of the structural Steps (Steps 1, 2, 3 and 7) for both Narrative and Persuasive writing. Each pack contains: an editable Classroom PowerPoint, a printable version of the PowerPoint slides with lesson notes, a Student Resources booklet and a student certificate.

This detailed revision program guarantees effective and efficient preparation for NAPLAN in both narrative and persuasive writing.

Judge’s Comment

NAPLAN Writing Success NAPLAN Writing Success – Seven steps - is a new and exciting resource which supports teachers, students, and the school in developing students’ skills so that they achieve success in their writing. Crafted for NAPLAN, this is an overarching and comprehensive resource which can be used by teachers and students in a diverse range of settings to improve outcomes beyond the NAPLAN parameters and beyond the NAPLAN years. Moreover, this resource is multi-disciplinary, multi-media, packed full of videos, resources, teacher notes and it is bursting with pedagogical approaches and ideas for engaging and improving student learning.

Shortlist, Winner, Teaching or Reference Resource
Resource type
Teaching Resource
January 2023
Digital only

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Seven Steps to Writing Success is Australia’s largest and most engaging writing educator, changing the lives of over two million students through their teachers, mentors and leaders. Designed by former teacher and award-winning author Jen McVeity OAM, the Seven Steps approach aims to change how writing is taught in Australia and create passionate communicators who can change the world. This practical approach breaks down writing into seven core techniques used by professional authors. In doing so it empowers teachers to transform their writing classrooms and unlock their students’ writing potential.