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EEL745 - Students' Learning of Language and Literacy

Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

(For students enrolled in course E665 only)

Unit chair:L Paatsch
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: This unit is taught in intensive mode with a minimum of 30 contact hours

Content

  • Stages and dimensions of reading and writing development
  • Word identification strategies and cueing systems
  • Development of grammar, punctuation and text types in students' writing
  • Development of spelling and handwriting skills
  • Development of comprehension and critical reading skills
  • Assessment of literacy development
  • Matching quality print, digital and multimodal texts to students' needs and stage of development
  • Planning lessons based on modelled, shared and guided literacy teaching approaches
  • Researching and building on the diverse types of knowledge about literacy that students bring to school from their homes and communities.

Assessment

1. Knowing and Engaging Literacy Learners 2400 words 40%

2. Literacy Profile 3600 words 60%

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