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Teaching Literacy

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: EDU30010

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit aims to familiarise students with literacy in the Primary Classroom. Students will consider the planning, teaching and assessing of all aspects that comprise literacy – reading, writing, speaking and listening – and relate this to the Australian National Curriculum standards for English. The concept of multiple literacies will also be weaved into all aspects of this unit, highlighting its presence in 21st century learning.


  • Curriculum content for English from Foundation to Year 6
  • Understanding of the differences in the content strands within the Australian Curriculum for English
  • Pedagogical approaches Tools for planning, assessing and reporting student learning in mathematics
  • Multiple literacies
  • Multimedia
  • Reading recovery
  • Reading programs e.g. Fountas and Pinnell

This unit is found in Bachelor of Education (Primary).

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