Words'Worth vol 49, 2016

Number 1 contains the following articles:

Editorial page 2 - Dr Stewart Riddle

ETAQ Patron's message - Prof Catherine Beavis - page 3

President's report 2015-16 - Fiona Laing - page 4

Secretary's report - Bronwyn Darben - page 7

Start a Rewarding New Relationship with Australian Literature - Philip Jenkinson - page 14

The Robots are Coming for Your Job! Why Digital Literacy is so important for the jobs of the future - Dr Stewart Riddle - page 17

A Story of Practice - Truth on Probation - Patsy Norton, Angela Mason, Elizabeth Burridge, Peter Blakelock - page 19

An Essay that Sparked an Educational Renaissance - Natalie Kennedy - page 24

Grammar in Context: Improving the Academic Writing of EAL/D Learners in Queesland State schools - Melanie Wild - page 28

Some Views on Grammar Teaching - Garry Collins - page 33

Silent Companion, A poem by Patsy Norton - page 38

English Multimodal Resource: A World of Stories - Danielle Crocker -  page 39

ETAQ Member Survey - page 42

Book reviews by Melissa Blacklock, Tamara Broughton, Melanie Currie, Veronica McDermott, Emma Monfries

 

Number 2 contains the following articles

Editorial - Stewart Riddle - page 2

Senior Syllabuses Draft 1: English, Essential English, Literature, English as an Additional Language, Submission to QCAA - page 3

Learning Journal: Senior Phase English Curriculum - Mark Keidge - page 8

The English Teacher, the Modern Prometheus - Dr Stewart Riddle - page 14

Capitalising on Curiosity with the Duchess. Some suggestions for Teaching Robert Browning's poem My Last Duchess, Part 1 - Garry Collins - page 16

Teacher Collaboration and an ActionThriller Series -  The Solution to a Common Problem - Patsy Norton, Roseanne Cavallaro, Elizabeth Burridge and Steve Andrew - page 25

Helping Teachers understand Their Role in the Teaching of the Astralian Curriculum English - Annette Curnow - page 32

2015 Literary Competition - Entries in Section A with judges' comments. - page 42

 

Number 3 contains the following articles

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

Peter Botsman Award presentation to Grace Loyden

How can English Encourage Students to be the Change They Want to See in the World? - Emma Michael

The Five Most Common Problems in Teaching Oral Communication Skills - Kevin Ryan and Adrian Pauley

Capitalising on Curiosity with Duchess - Part 2, Garry Collins

Adelaide 2016: Neoliberal Policies - Anne Wood

Adelaide 2016: Weft and Warp - Estelle Deshon

Young Adult Fiction - Sophie Johnson

A Pre-service Teacher's Pedagogical Perspective - Samuel Yeats

2015 Literary Competition - Sections B - E

Words'Worth vol 49 no 3

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...

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Date:   Saturday 15th February 2020
Venue:   Ryan Catholic College
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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...

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Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Wednesday 26th February 2020
Venue:   St Ursula's - Toowoomba
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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...

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Start Time:   8:10 AM
Date:   Saturday 21st March 2020
Venue:   Griffith University TBC
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Tony Hytch presents

Tony will present a session on getting students assessment ready for Essential English. Further details are on the flyer.

 

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 2nd May 2020
Venue:   Pimlico High School


Early Career Conference 2020: Diving Deep into Teaching

This event for teachers in their first firve years of teaching and those who are new to the teaching of English will submerge you in a new, colourful, and enchanting world where you can engage with your peers. it is also a 'not to be missed' event for preservice teachers.  For those who are interested in offering a presentati...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 9th May 2020
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