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Ministry of Education.

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Knowledge of literacy

National Standards illustrations

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This section provides access to the reading and writing standards high resolution illustrations that demonstrate the literacy demands of the texts and tasks students will be engaging with across the curriculum. These illustrations are available to teachers and educators to support their planning, teaching and their judgments about students’ progress and achievement. Currently this section includes the twenty two illustrations found in the Reading and Writing Standards document and five additional illustrations. 

See also: Case studies exploring differentiation between the writing standards

Oral language

Oral language is one of the foundations of early literacy. Having skills in listening, talking, viewing, drawing and critiquing are all important precursors to developing skills in reading and writing.  Oral language is needed to negotiate social situations, create meaning of the world around them, and access the curriculum.

Literacy and teaching as inquiry

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This resource is designed around the 4 phases of the inquiry cycle, capturing the voices of a group of students in action as they think and reflect upon their learning, with appropriate support and guidance from their teacher.

The Literacy Learning Progressions

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The Literacy Learning Progressions describes the specific literacy knowledge, skills, and attitudes that students draw on in order to meet the reading and writing demands of the curriculum. Teachers need to ensure that their students develop the literacy expertise that will enable them to engage with the curriculum at increasing levels of complexity and with increasing independence. 

Published on: 15 Feb 2016