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Volume 35, Issue 3, 2016

Creature and boy from Where the wild things are

Choosing quality texts

Catherine Thomson provides advice on text selection to support the learning needs of students. See also the springboards for great classroom ready ideas.

Lounge shaped like big red lips

Demystifying the big ideas of English

Elizabeth Williams promotes the importance of teacher understanding and collaboration to select and use quality literature and concept based programming.

Book cover: A riverWorking with textual concepts in K-6 English

Mel Dixon uses textual concepts to connect all the segments of the English syllabus and provides a sample unit of work for Stage 2 students.  

A wall of boxes containing books.

Quality Literature Corridor at Cammeray PS

Sally Rasaiah describes the establishment of the Quality Literature Corridor and outlines selection criteria used to purchase sets of high quality literature.

Fingers touching 3D animals on an iPadChildren's literature in the digital world

How does multimodality support affective, aesthetic and critical response to narrative? by Alyson Simpson and Maureen Walsh. An extended abstract.


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