Tannum Sands State High School teacher Brian Rowe will speak at the Australia Teachers Education Association about his new method to teaching students how to write the perfect paragraph.
Tannum Sands State High School teacher Brian Rowe will speak at the Australia Teachers Education Association about his new method to teaching students how to write the perfect paragraph. Paul Braven

Tannum teacher shares secret to writing perfect paragraph

A TANNUM Sands teacher may have found the secret to the perfect paragraph.

Next month master literacy teacher Brian Rowe will speak at a national conference about his method, called IBETS.

For six months students who struggled with the traditional paragraph writing model have learned this new approach, achieving great results.

"I found what they struggled with was we don't write in first person, yet they were told to explain their argument," Mr Rowe said.

"With my method, they write it in first person first, and then remove the 'I' and it works every time."

Listen: KFC is better than McDonalds, an example of how IBETS can be used

 

 

Once the students are comfortable with IBETS they're able to move on to the traditional TEEL method.

Mr Rowe will make a 30 minute presentation at the Australian Teacher Education Association about his new paragraph method to academics and principals around Australia.

What does TEEL stand for?

What does IBETS stand for?

Topic sentence

Explanation

Example

Link to the question

I believe

I believe this because

An example of this

Therefore...

Strike out the 'I'



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