Effective Literacy Practice in Years 1–4: Approaches to teaching writing: this resource identifies and describes the features of a range of writing approaches needed to help students in years 1-4 develop the knowledge strategies and awareness required to become effective writers. This includes:
Students need to develop a repertoire of strategies that they can select from purposefully and independently to build and enhance their understanding of text and to extend their critical awareness.
Effective Literacy Practice in Years 5 to 8, p. 141
We need to explicitly teach individual comprehension strategies within the context of purposeful reading but also develop students’ awareness of how these strategies are used in increasingly complex combinations as they read more complex texts.
Comprehension Strategies: Engaging Learners with Texts from Effective Literacy Practice Years 1 to 4: provides guidance in how to develop the following comprehension strategies when engaging learners with text. This includes:
To support students to produce high quality writing that achieves its purpose and has impact on the reader, teachers need to:
Effective Literacy Practice Years 1–4: Creating texts: this resource identifies the four main stages of the writing process and and provides some examples of "What learners do" and "How teachers can prompt and support learners" at various stages of the writing process. It also provides a case study of this process in action. This includes:
Published on: 21 Mar 2016