K-6 English

Course code EDUC1738
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

In this course students will explore the NSW K-6 English curriculum incorporating the Australian Curriculum; strategies and resources for programming, teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing; ways of differentiating curriculum; the role and value of English in the broader school curriculum; the place of English in the K-12 English continuum including language development 0 - 12 years and particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4 English; and the relationship between English, literacy and numeracy. Students will analyse student work samples to identify areas of literacy need; and learn how to provide accurate written and oral feedback for students in relation to their literacy development.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 English (including strategies for programming, assessing, reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing);

2. Discuss the role and value of English in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 English continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4 English);

3. Employ the functional view of language and identify its implications for teaching and learning English;

4. Articulate the processes of literacy and language development (0-12 years of age);

5. Navigate the content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 English curriculum incorporating the Australian Curriculum; and

6. Differentiate curriculum to meet the diverse literacy needs of learners.

Content

  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 English (including strategies for programming, teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing).
  • The role and value of English in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 English continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4 English).
  • The functional view of language and identify its implications for literacy instruction (including the relationship between audience, purpose and the grammatical choices made within texts, resulting in different registers and genres).
  • The processes of literacy and language development.
  • The content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 English curriculum.
  • Ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse literacy needs of learners.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC2030. Students who have successfully completed EDUC2030 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC1738.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Teaching(Primary) / Bachelor Early Childhood Studies and associated programs.

Assessment Items

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Reading Case Study 'Essay based on an aspect of children's literature in relation to the syllabus'

Written Assignment: Writing Program and ICT Resource

Quiz: In-class Quizzes

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks