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Harmony Day Writing Workshop with author Yvette Poshoglian (Stage 2, Stage 3)

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Celebrate Harmony Day 2022 with bestselling author and teacher Yvette Poshoglian!



Yvette will explore themes in her new book Dear Greta and then get students writing about what Harmony Day means to them and across the community! Students will also explore the idea ‘everyone belongs’.

Yvette will introduce her new book called Dear Greta which explores themes of Harmony Day, community, multicultural identity, languages, friendship, STEM and more
Yvette explores her own multicultural background and how it informs her writing
Yvette will talk about her writing life and get students in the creative mode
There will be three writing prompts to get students creating, writing and exploring Harmony Day

Yvette has written over forty books for children and younger readers including the bestselling Ella and Olivia series. Yvette is also a secondary English teacher who has worked widely across K-12 English. Recently, Yvette was the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge officer and now works for the NSW Department of Education in the Technology 4 Learning team.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Yvette Poshoglian Author

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand (available until: 08-Apr-2022 10:30AM)

Delivery Platform



1 Hour





Syllabus Outcomes

EN3-1A, EN3-7C, EN3-8D, EN4-1A, EN4-7C, EN4-8D, EN5-1A, EN5-7C, EN5-8D, EN6-1A, ENG6-7C, EN6-8D, ACELT1564, ACELT1598, ACELT1601, ACELT1605,

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

English » Making meaning through responding and composing

Other KLAs

HSIE » Geography » People, Places and Environments of the World (Stage 3 - Year 5 and 6)

HSIE » History » Australian History: Colonials and National (Stage 3 - Year 5 and 6)

Learning Intentions & Success Criteria

Learning intention
Students will explore the themes, language and intentions behind Harmony Day

Success criteria
Write and understand the meaning of key terms around Harmony Day
Encourage post-event discussion with friends and classmates around Harmony Day and identity
Write or create a personal piece of written work related to Harmony Day

Presenter Bio

Yvette’s new book is nearly here – Dear Greta launches into the world in March 2022! It’s for readers 8+.

Yvette Poshoglian is the bestselling author of over 40 books for children and young readers. She writes the wildly popular Ella and Olivia series (30 books + 6 treasuries and counting!), the Puppy Diary books and the Frankie Fox Girl Spy stories, and has written historical fiction including My Australian Story: Escape from Cockatoo Island.

Yvette has worked as an English teacher in south west Sydney and consults on educational projects. Yvette works with the Technology 4 Learning team at the NSW Department of Education. She recently worked on Everyone’s an Author, a digital creative writing program featuring 10 Aussie authors.

Yvette is a regular guest and panel host at writers’ festivals and continues to work in schools with both students and teachers in the area of creative writing, storytelling and literacy. She is proud to be an ambassador for the Books in Homes charity.

Joining The Event

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Yvette Poshoglian

Phone: 0420787887

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.yvetteposh.com

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