Literacy Part B: Structured essay

    • Due 18 Sep by 12:30
    • Points 40

Literacy Assignment 1 (Part B): Weighting: 40%       2500 words ( + or – 10% )                           

Due Date: Monday, 18 September, 12.30pm, uploaded to Canvas/or in hard copy to the Assignment Centre

Learning outcomes: 1, 2, 3.

Graduating Teacher Standards 1,2,3,

 

Part B: A structured essay (40%)

From the list below select one literacy provocation and discuss critically:

  • the importance of the provocation for your own developing literacy pedagogy
  • the challenges and possibilities arising from this provocation that may impact on student progress and achievement in years 5-8
  • how the provocation you have selected is linked to the other provocations
  • key literacy principles emerging from the provocations that will guide your own professional practices

Select from these provocations:

‘Learning to read, reading to learn. Is it that simple in years 4-8?’

‘Reading and writing float on a sea of talk’

“You can’t read the world until you can read the words”

‘We are all apprentices in a craft where no one becomes master’.

‘Assessment – what’s the point?”

“There is no substitute for teacher knowledge”
                                      Part B: Structured essay (40 marks)
The importance of the selected provocation for your own developing pedagogy (years 5-8)

(10 marks)

 
Challenges and possibilities arising from the topic that may impact on student progress and achievement in years 5-8 (10 marks)  
Links made from the selected provocation to other provocations (10 marks)  
Key literacy principles emerging from the provocations that will guide your own professional practices

(10 marks)

 

 

Please note:

1) Each provocation is linked to the content of one of the weekly modules (lectures and workshops)  taught within the course.

2) You will be expected to make reference to key course readings as appropriate and to provide a reference list.

3) The marking rubric is available under Module One in Canvas.