English 1 K-6 (EDMT5531)


In this unit of study you will investigate the development of language in young children. The nature of the interactions between children and those around them will be considered as will the variation in those interactions. The language bases in talking and listening will be investigated, leading to a focus on learning to read and write in the early years of schooling.

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1x1-hr lecture/wk for 6 wks, 1x1-hr workshop/wk for 4 wks, 1x2-hr workshop/wk for 7 wks


1000wd oral presentation (25%) and 3000wd portfolio (75%)


Ewing, R. & Simons, J. (2004). Beyond the script: Take two. Newtown, NSW: PETA.

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