Launceston, Cradle Coast
In this second English unit, you will further the work commenced in ESH110 in language, closely integrating this with the Literacy Strand of the Australian Curriculum: English. The unit has a particular focus on contemporary approaches to the teaching of reading, including close attention to the teaching of phonemic awareness, phonics, word knowledge, and comprehension of a wide range of texts. An emphasis of study will also be on teaching children writing, with a close study of text types and grammar. Throughout the unit there is also a strong focus on the pedagogical imperatives underpinning the English curriculum including explicit teaching, assessing student work and catering for diverse learners. You will learn to apply this knowledge by developing a portfolio of lesson plans in reading and writing across both of the assessment pieces in this unit.
|Unit name||Developing Understandings of English|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Available as student elective?||No|
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- Apply theoretical knowledge about the English discipline.
- Analyse and describe written texts.
- Design a portfolio of lessons / experiences for the teaching of: (a) reading; and (b) writing, in response to specific outcomes and diverse student needs.
ESH110 or EPR110
Task 1: Phonics Quiz (10%)
Task 2: Grammar Quiz (10%)
Task 3: Reading Portfolio, 1600 words (40%)
Task 4: Writing Portfolio, 1600 words (40%)
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