Words'Worth vol 50, nos 1, 2 and 3

Number 3 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stew Riddle

A Word from the Patron - Anita Jetnikoff

Life Membership award presentation to Garry Collins

Peter Botsman Memorial Award presentation to Kathleen Macdonald

Reflection on the 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference - Karen Norman

Reflection on the 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference - Pippa West

English and Society: Basics for the Eighties - Graham Little

'How can I reach these kids?' Reflections on student [dis]engagement and negative washback from assessment in 2017 - Dylan Mead

Is it time to look back in order to move forward? Pedagogical considerations for 21st century educators. - Heather Best

Literature from Asia: Differently Coloured Lights - Erwin Cabucos

Book reviews:  Still Life with Tornado by A.S. King - Belinda Hampton, Night Swimming  - Emma Monfries

ETAQ 50th Anniversary Special Feature:

Pre-Conference Birthday Celebration

State Conference - Transcript of President's speech

A Ramble Through the Thickets of ETAQ's Early Days - Glyn Davies

A personal reflection on the 50th anniversary of ETAQ - John Thomas

Fifty and Fabulous 50 Word Writing Competition

 

Number 2 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stew Riddle

Grammar at the Coalface: Discourse Elements in Texts - Dr Lenore Ferguson

Keynote for ETAQ 2009 State Conference - Anita Jetnikoff

Affective Objectives: The Revenge of the Unassessed - Ray Misson

Critical Literacy: What's Writing Got To Do With It? - Barbara Kamler

2016 Literary Competition entries

 

Number 1 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stew Riddle

A word from the Patron - Anita Jetnikoff

President's report at 2017 AGM on activities for 2016

Secretary's report 

Capitalising on curiosity with the Duchess: some suggestions for teaching Robert Browning's poem My Last Duchess. Part 3 - Garry Collins

Weaving worlds with words and wonder - Julie Arnold

Going beyond the standard comparison of narrative and film - Patsy Norton, Elizabeth Burridge, Molly Jarred

What happened to poetry writing in the  Queensland curriculum? - Anne Wood

Poetry Aloud: Strategies for the memorisation and recitation of poetry - Karina Hepner

The 2016 Sam Power Oration - Heather Fraser

Activities to nuture student engagement and deep learning in  a unit on dystopia - Lisa Yallamas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Grammar Day 2018

A half day grammar workshop will be presented by Garry Collins at the Springfield Campus of The University of Southern Queensland on Saturday 9th June, 2018. As the venue can accommodate 72, registration will close when we reach that number or Monday 4th June, 2018. If you wish to come, you are advised to register early. For all the d...

Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 9th June 2018
Venue:   Springfield Campus of USQ
Venue Address:   www.usq.edu.au/springfield
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


AATE/ALEA CONFERENCE 2018

THE ART OF ENGLISH language  -  literature  -  literacy The AATE/ALEA English Literacy National Conference 2018 will be held in Perth from 8 July - 11 July 2018. Download the flyer here, or go to the website englishliteracyconference.com.au for all the latest information.   ...

Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 8th July 2018
Venue:   Perth


Grace Loyden & the new SATE

Grace Loyden will present a session on a aspects of the new SATE at Townsville Grammar School on Saturday 28th July 2018, starting at 9:00 am. Cost is $20 which is to be paid by the website. Download the flyer for all the details. ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 28th July 2018
Venue:   Townsville Grammar School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Townsville Breakfast Book Club

Grace Loyden is organising a series of Breakfast Book Clubs starting at 9:00 am on: Sunday 11 February - Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Sunday 21 April - The White Earth by Andrew McGahan Sunday 5 August - Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood Sunday 28 October - We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 5th August 2018
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Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


State Conference 2018

State Conference in 2018 will address the theme Vision 2020: Seeing the future of English Teaching. Keynote speakers: Samuel Wagan Watson is an award-winning Indigenous poet and professional raconteur. Born in Brisbane in 1972, he is of Munanjali, Birri Gubba, German and Irish descent. Samuel's first collection of poems won the 19...

Category:   State Conference
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 18th August 2018
Venue:   Lourdes Hill School
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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