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Come along to The Women's College at Sydney University to hear Dr Ken Tann analyse the language of discovery. Folloing this lecture will be new presentations on texts precribed for the Area of Study and how to address this concept in creative writing and a reading task. Don't miss out!Friday, 21st February. Program and registration by fax or post. Online registrations
A team of experienced writers has developed a new resource on the concept of discovery and the ETA resource “Discovery: The Concept" is now available for sale. This is a new look interactive resource of 92 pages with separate linked worksheets, links to many useful websites and a vast range of activities around the concept of discovery. Carefully scaffolded activities lead to an in depth understanding of the complexity of the concept. Table of ContentsAvailable now from the ETA shop at a reduced price of $75 to members only until the end of 2013.
Studying the Australian Novel
This resource has been developed in conjunction with The Trust Company as trustee for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and funded through the the Copyright Agency's Cultural Fund. It has been designed to assist teachers support their students in understanding the nature and elements of the realist novel. The resource focuses on elements of the novel form and illustrates these through the close study of an exemplar text, Andrew McGahan’s The White Earth, then reinforcing understanding of each element of the novel by comparing its role in another text. The focus is on Australian award winning texts, particularly those that have won or been listed for the Miles Franklin Literary Award.
A resource on programming the new syllabus has been written with collaborative faculty professional development in mind and can be used for faculty meetings. It has three sections
It has come to our attention that we omitted one of the sonnets in our Gatsby/Browning resource for the Module A Advanced course. We apologise for the oversight and will include it in all future editions. It is attached here for your use.
Issue 1 2014
In this issue: interview with Melissa Harrison author of Clay (Advanced Module C); articles on metacognition, online games and race, Discovery, Animal Farm and digital storytelling research.
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