Words'Worth Vol 47, number 1, published in March 2014 contains the following articles:

ETAQ's Patron's message, Professor Catherine Beavis;

President's address to the 2014 AGM, Garry Collins;

Meet Your New President, Fiona Laing;

Singing the same song: Modelling writing in the English classroom, Kate Townsend;

Australia Day Honour for ETAQ foundation member Paul Sherman;

For Mike Connors, John Acutt;

A Bushranger's Story - Part 2, Garry Collins;

Secretary's Report;

Nurturing Empathy in the English Classroom, Ian Hamilton;

The Ultimate Shakesperience part Two: "The Globe Itself", Natalie Fong;

Exploring Sustainability in Literature for the Australian Curriculum, Anita Jetnikoff and Melissa Kelly;

2013 Literary Competition Winning Entries (Section A - Years 11 & 12);

Issues facing students in coneptualising and planning before writing, Patsy Norton.

 

Words'Worth Vol 47, number 2 published in July 2014 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

ETAQ Patron's message - Professor Catherine Beavis

What the Dickens is a Wall E YouTube clip doing in a unit on Victorian literature? What has 19th century photographic realism got to do with Andy Mulligan's novel Trash about a dumpsite boy? Is that Jane Eyre wearing Dolce and Gabbana?! - Jennifer Alford, Faculty of Education, QUT

Responding to Literature: accessible texts for reluctant  readers - Anita Jetnikoff and Melissa Kelly

The importance of technoliteracies in the digital age - Amy Jays, Pre-service teacher

Rites of Passage: Coming of Age in Year 10 English - John Acutt, Head of Department Ipswich Grammar School

Poetic technique poem - Thomas Langford

2013 Literary Competition entries and judges' reports sections B to E

 

Words'Worth Vol 47, no 3, published in October 2014 features presentations and stories from the Annual State Conference held in August. 

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

Great Expectations: stability and change in English teaching: the teacher as chameleon - Dr Anita Jetnikoff (QUT)

Katie Lipka Botsman Award Citation

Katie Lipka's Response

Paul Sherman Citation - Life Membership Award 2014

ETAQ State Conference - Camilla Meyers

Looking back, moving forward: Sweating on the achievement standards of the Australian Curriculum: English - Julie Arnold and Ray McGuire

Expectations Met: ETAQ 2014 State Conference - Danielle Grove

I love English: Remembering what it is that makes English teachers love their subject in a time of national reform. - Grace Loyden

About suffering: Some suggestions for teaching W,H, Auden's poem Musee des Beaux Arts - Garry Collins

State Conference Reflections - John Thomas

Identity InterRupted: Representations of adolescent identity - Hannah Eldridge and Holly Stiles, QUT

From  a sky in July, 2014 - Paul Sherman

A top Time in the Top End: Highlights of the 2014 AATE/ALEA Conference - Natalie Fong

Book Review: Love Poems 2013 - Peta Egan

 

 

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THE CHALLENGE OF TEACHING ANALYSIS: DO WE NEED TO CHANGE OUR PRACTICES? Teaching the process of analysing texts in order for students to produce a spoken or written response remains amongst the most exciting and difficult challenges we face as a community of English teachers. Most recently, the high-stakes nature of unseen examinations fo...

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A grammar workshop will be held at Elanora State High School  on Saturday 29 May 2021 to assist attendees to develop their understandings of grammar in order to fully comprehend and to effectively teach the Australia Curriculum: English (AC:E). Also highly relevant to Years 11 & 12. This will be an updated re-run of the activity ...

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