Knowing about the English language: “a wrinkle in time”
Exley, Beryl E. & Wilson, Gael (2012) Knowing about the English language: “a wrinkle in time”. Practically Primary, 17(1), pp. 4-8.
Beryl & Gael discuss the ‘new’ metalanguage for knowledge about language presented in the Australian Curriculum English (ACARA, 2010). Their discussion connects to practice by recounting how one teacher scaffolds her students through detailed understandings of noun and adjective groups in reading activities. The stimulus text is the novel ‘A wrinkle in time’ (L’Engle, 1962, reproduced 2007) and the purpose is to build students’ understandings so they can work towards ‘expressing and developing ideas’ in written text (ACARA, 2010).
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||grammar, noun groups, adjectives, reading comprehension, writing instruction|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE ESL and TESOL) (130204)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Australian Literacy Educators’ Association|
|Deposited On:||02 Dec 2011 08:22|
|Last Modified:||06 Nov 2013 17:06|
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