Planning for literacy learning

Henderson, Robyn ORCID: and Exley, Beryl (2012) Planning for literacy learning. In: Teaching literacies in the middle years: pedagogies and diversity. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 18-56. ISBN 9780195575323

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Effective planning is an important part of meeting the learning needs of students in middle years classrooms. Yet this is a task with inherent complexity. It requires teachers to juggle the demands of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, while considering short and long term goals and objectives, the diverse needs of students and relevant contextual factors. Additionally, teachers with a contemporary philosophy of middle years education often come together to cooperatively plan and teach a major project. This adds another layer of complexity as decisions have to be made about how to work collaboratively as a team. Because all teachers, regardless of their specialist teaching area, are teachers of literacy, expertise in planning for content learning as well as literacy learning is essential.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Ch 2. Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Education (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Education (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2013 04:38
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2017 03:09
Uncontrolled Keywords: planning for literacy learning; multiliteracies pedagogy; four resources model; backward design; macro planning; microplanning
Fields of Research (2008): 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2004 Linguistics > 200405 Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3901 Curriculum and pedagogy > 390104 English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4704 Linguistics > 470411 Sociolinguistics
39 EDUCATION > 3904 Specialist studies in education > 390409 Learning sciences
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy

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