LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERACY: BEGINNING SPEAKING AND WRITING

EDU1LLL

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is a core subject in which students develop a firm grounding in language learning, children's literature and literacy. Students have the opportunity to develop foundational understandings of the theories, strategies and practices associated with learning and teaching English in a primary school setting. The subject is structured around the connections between oral language and beginning reading and writing with links to children's literature, ITC skills and the use of ongoing authentic assessment practices to inform teaching. Communicating in a blended learning environment utilising ICT skills are embedded within the subject and utilised in assessment tasks.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in course EBTP Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) or EBES Bachelor of Educational Studies

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Developing early literacy: assessment and teaching.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHill, S.

Year2006

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PublisherELEANOR CURTAIN PUBLISHING

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The reading workshop; creating space for readers

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSerafini, F.

Year2001

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPORTSMOUTH, USA, HEINEMANN

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Talking classroom:shaping children's learning through oral language instruction.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSmith, P

Year2001

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherNEWARK, USA, INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION

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A grammar companion for primary teachers.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDerewianka, B.

Year2004

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherNEWTON, NSW, PRIMARY ENGLISH TEACHING ASSOCIATION (PETA)

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Writing links: handwriting for Victoria.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorEvely, Murray and Christine

Year1997

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PublisherPORT MELBOURNE: RIGBY HEINEMANN(1997)(YEARS 1 & 3)

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Write ways: modelling writing forms

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWing Jan, L.

Year2006

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMELBOURNE,OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Literacy, Helping Students Construct Meaning

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCooper J.D

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBELMONT USA, CENGAGE LEARNING. ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN E BOOK

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Supporting struggling readers and writers:strategies for classroom intervention 3-6.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorStrickland, D., Ganske, K & Monroe, J

Year2002

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherNEWARK, DE: INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION

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Teaching synthetic phonics

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJohnson, R. & Watson, J.

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherEAST EXETER, LEARNING MATTER

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Tell me: children, reading & talk with the reading environment

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorChambers, A.

Year2011

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PublisherTHE THIMBLE PRESS, STROUD, UK

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Evaluate and examine children's literature and the way it can be used to promote literacy and language learning in the primary classroom.
02. Collaborate as part of a team, to present the group's research findings.
03. Produce individual written reports reflecting on the learning process.
04. Critically examine the relationship between oral language and early writing.
05. Develop a research-based essay that examines the theory around oral language and beginning reading and includes practical applications of this learning.

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