English: Becoming Literate (EDUP3006)
UNIT OF STUDY
In this unit students will continue to reflect on their theoretical knowledge of the principles of English teaching. They will critique key readings to challenge, make links to their own practices and to question past and current practice. Students will examine literacy assessment tools, identify the literacy demands of factual and multimodal texts and plan lessons to encourage pupil engagement through explicit teaching in stages one and two. As a result of working in this unit, students should be prepared to justify their own approach to teaching English and literacy across the curriculum areas in the primary classroom.
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Further unit of study information
1x1-hr lecture/wk for 10 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 10 wks, 4-hrs online tutorial
1x 2000wd analysis of child's writing sample (50%) and 1x 2000wd multimodal artefact collection and lesson sequence (50%)
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Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
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