Participants in this day-long workshop will be provided with many strategies for teaching sentence grammar, metalanguage and knowledge of English. Particular focus is placed upon developing student application of this knowledge; therefore, participants will also be given content and processes for implementing formative assessment as well as summative evaluation of student writing.
All participants will complete the day with more than 15 teaching strategies, and with the resources and steps for their immediate classroom implementation.
These strategies have been developed so that participants not only develop knowledge and confidence in teaching grammar but also develop understandings of current linguistic theories and their applications to classroom practice.
Designed for teachers of students in secondary and middle schools, for HODs of English and other subjects, and for learning support teachers.
1.2.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Understand how students learn: Structure teaching programs using research and collegial advice about how students learn,
1.4.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Strategies for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: Design and implement effective teaching strategies that are responsive to the local community and cultural setting, linguistic background and histories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students,
2.1.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area: Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities,
2.3.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Curriculum, assessment and reporting: Design and implement learning and teaching programs using knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements,
3.2.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Plan, structure and sequence learning programs: Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning,
5.1.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning - Assess student learning: Develop, select and use informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies to assess student learning,
5.2.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning - Provide feedback to students on their learning: Provide timely, effective and appropriate feedback to students about their achievement relative to their learning goals