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

Short Stories - Year 11

Emma Monfries and Kiri Lucas will present some practical activities and observations from Unit 2: Texts and Culture.  With these activities, students can conceptualise in concrete ways the relationship between place and culture, for example, through layered maps, and to convey this in texts such as short stories.  Students can a...

Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 15th February 2020
Venue:   Ryan Catholic College
Email Enquiries:   trish.purcell@bigpond.com


An Afternoon with Christine Hills

The Darling Downs Branch will present an Afternoon with Christine Hills and the Collins Writing Program on Wednesday, 26 February, 2020. Afternoon tea will be served from 3:15 to 3:45 pm. This workshop will allow teachers and school leaders an opportunity to: Explore elements of grammar that are central to good writing and align w...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Wednesday 26th February 2020
Venue:   St Ursula's - Toowoomba
Email Enquiries:   trish.purcell@bigpond.com


March Seminar 2020: Diving Deep into Story

Literature is the lifeblood of the English classroom and we all endeavour to make our classrooms creative spaces, helping students to experience the pleasures of responding to and creating literature. This seminar will explore diverse ideas related to creativity in English. The keynote address will be presented by Assoc. Professor Kim Wil...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   8:10 AM
Date:   Saturday 21st March 2020
Venue:   Griffith University TBC
Phone Enquiries:   0455464000


Diving into Analytical Writing

ETAQ will present a session on how to write an 'analytical essay' on Tuesday 28 April, at Aquinas College, Edmund Rice Drive, ASHMORE. In 2020, students will be required to write an 'analytical essay' in the external exam for General English. However, the term 'essay' is not used consistently across subject areas a...

Category:   Professional Development
Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Tuesday 28th April 2020
Venue:   Aquinas College
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Tony Hytch presents

Tony will present a session entitled  "Getting students assessment ready for Essential English" at Pimlico State High School, Townsville on Saturday 2nd May, 2020. Teachers will explore teh possible options for assessment in Units 1 and 2. In particular how to develop an assessment program which best prepares students for the t...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 2nd May 2020
Venue:   Pimlico High School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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