Extending English in the Primary Years
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- 29 May 2023
- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- critique paradigms and pedagogies of English as a learning area
- analyse and critique paradigms and pedagogies of the English learning are as they apply to teaching contexts
- demonstrate an understanding of higher order, critical and creative thinking for teaching English to extend learners in the upper primary years
- design and justify a cross-curricular plan using discipline knowledge, principles and concepts in primary English for a diversity of learners
- Overview of paradigms and pedagogies of English as a learning area
- Knowledge to extend learners
- Models of planning
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No additional requirements
This is the third in the suite of three English subjects in the Master of Teaching (Primary Education). The focus of this unit is to critique and analyse the key paradigms and pedagogies of the English learning area as they apply to different teaching contexts. Students will design and justify a cross-curricular plan using discipline knowledge, principles and concepts in primary English which will extend and challenge a diversity of learners.
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- Critical analysis of English as a learning area and application across the curriculum (50%)
- Integrated cross-curricular plan for teaching English (50%)
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