New Free Resource: Concepts
The ETA has joined with WestWords
to create a resource for teaching in years 7-10 English classes. With a focus on the English Textual Concepts
™ this resource supports the teaching and learning of the concepts of representation, narrative, character, theme, point of view, figuration, and code and convention. Using Western Sydney as a case study for the investigation into writing about place the resource offers a range of student activities and short texts
and teacher notes
to stimulate students' creative writing.
HSC online courses for students
ETA has partnered with Edrolo, an extensive study and exam revision resource create online teaching and learning modules for the HSC Standard and Advanced courses. Developed and presented by expert teachers, these presentations and activities are designed to assist you in guiding your students through their coursework during the year and as they prepare for their final exams.
Click here to learn more - edrolo.com.au/english
mETAphor Issue 3
Issue 3 includes: English Textual Concepts ; English Studies; Teaching Sidekicks by Kostakis; Science fiction; Jasper Jones; Creative writing for discovery; Rosemary Dobson unit; reviews; the Kibble Awards and related text lists