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CLASSROOM IDEAS, STRATEGIES AND TOOLS

Quick one-page resources for PETAA members that can also be useful as staff room ‘spring boards’ or discussion starters. with links for additional depth and more learning.

 Invite an Author (5/08/2015)  
   
 Museum Visits (7/07/2015) 
   
 Questioning Techniques (31/07/2015)  
   
 Reciprocal Teaching (1/08/2015)  
   
 Modelled Reading (1/08/2015)  
   
 Literature Circles (7/07/2015)  
   

English units of work

Produced by PETAA with The Learning Federation (TLF) in 2010

Log in to view the members page for the complete units and for the units:

Storytelling Traditions (K–2); Growing and Changing (Years 1–2); Flight of Fantasy (Years 2–6); Starting an Adventure (Years 3–4); Shaping Meaning in Texts (Years 6–8); Putting it in Perspective (Years 5–6); Who Tells the Story (Years 2–3); Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf (Years 1–2)

Sample excerpts

Environmental units of work

Produced by PETAA with The Learning Federation (TLF) in 2010

Log in to view the members page for the complete units and for the units:

On the Farm (K); Bug Business (K–2); Biodiversity (Years 3–4); Creating a Picture Book (Years 3–4); Our History (Years 5–6)

Sample excerpts

Other websites, tools and open content

Three smiling kids

Above: Somali Bantu refugee Children in Florida. Photo Melvin Baker, CC-BY-2.0 from the Global Words website

Access websites with units of work and links to:

  • Educational platforms and video
  • Repositories and searchable databases
  • Digital tools and open content
  • Sites for pedagogy and assessment

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