Primary English and Literacy 1

Unit Code: TEAC 7089

Contact hours: 10 hours per week

Unit Description

This unit is designed to explore key concepts associated with the teaching of the English Key Learning Area in the K-6 years, set in the broader context of a contemporary new literacies environment.

You will examine the processes involved in the teaching of oracy and reading with a focus on traditional print-based literacies and multiliteracies. Likewise, you will investigate the teaching and learning of oracy and reading of a range of factual and literary texts, involving every day and specialised knowledge for a range of readers/viewers.

You will also learn to use children’s literature and authentic texts for the development of students’ reading skills and abilities, in order to further develop skills in pedagogy and practice within the area of K-6 English. 

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