English K–6 Teaching About Texts
Teaching About Texts is an essential classroom book about the structure and grammar of literacy and factual text types referred to in the English K–6 Syllabus. It provides teachers with invaluable support for the syllabus.
The book covers many strategies for teaching text types and suggested activities for introducing new information and reinforcing knowledge.
It describes the characteristic structures of different types of literary and factual texts and discusses the relationships between language, text and context.
Annotated examples will help students learn how texts are structured and how to formulate their own texts.
Text types that are not included in the scope and sequence section of the syllabus have been added. These additional text types are optional and can be used by teachers to develop new learning experiences in English and other key learning areas.
Topics covered include:
- What is text?
- What is grammar?
- Strategies for teaching text types
- Annotated models of literary texts: spoken and written
- Annotated models of factual texts: spoken and written
- Years: Kindergarten (Early Stage 1), Years 1 and 2 (Stage 1), Years 3 and 4 (Stage 2), Years 5 and 6 (Stage 3)
- Format: Printed
- Weight: 510 grams