Vol 48 no 1 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

Tributes to Nea Stewart-Dore

Resources: Literacy Through Reading, The ERICA Model - Nea Stewart-Dore

Writing English Units using the I-PLAN (formerly ERICA) Model - Patsy Norton

ETAQ Patron's message - Prof Catherine Beavis

President's report 2014 - Fiona Laing

Secretary's report - Bronwyn Darben

About suffering: Some suggestions for teaching W.H. Auden's poem Musee des Beaux Arts - Part 2 - Garry Collins

Year 9 Unit Australian Identity - Home and Away: A broadening world - Benjamin Parr

 

Vol 48 no 2 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

Vale Paul Sherman OAM 01 12 1933 - 04 05 2015 - Esme Robinson

Over their voices we stretch: Breathing life into the student poetry experience - Adam Davy

Effective public speaking for the Australian Curriculum - Dr Anita Jetnikoff (QUT)

A Preservice English Teacher's Learning Journal - Robert Staggs

Why Can't My Students Read and Write with Independent Thought? A Case for an Appraisal Framework - Chrystal Armitage and Naomi Mollenhauer

2014 Literary Competition, sections A, B, C (poem), and E, including judges' reports

Book reviews Dear Writer ... Revisited - Peta Egan

Book reviews How to Write What You Want to Say and How to Write What You Want to Say in the Primary Years - Melanie Wild

 

Vol 48 no 3 contains the following articles

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

ETAQ Patron's message - Prof  Catherine Beavis

Vale John Livingston - Lindsay Williams

2015 Botsman Awards

  • Kathleen Hannant Award Citation and Response
  • Simon Kindt Award Citation and Response

Capitalising on Curiosity - Julie Burton

Curiosity Ignited: AATE and ALEA National Conference - Dana Ellis

Reflections on the National Conference - Jarred Adams

The Importance of Multiliteracies Pedagogy in the English Curruculum - Kerry Schwenke

English in the Contemporary Classroom: The Philosophy of a 21st Century English Teacher - Melanie Wild

Romeo and Juliet Transformed: Year 10 English Unit - Jacqui Watson, Sharon Moller and Snjezana Bobic

2014 Literary Competition - entries in Category C - Short Story and Category D including judges' reports

Book Reviews

  • Guarding Eden by Deborah Hart, reviewed by Deborah Peden
  • Phyllis Wong and the Walking of the Wizard by Geoffrey McSkimming, reviewed by Isabella Winch
  • Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars by Martine Murray, reviewed by Grace Winterscheidt

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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