PETAA Literacy Resources Portal for Early Career Teachers

This portal is a new initiative from the Primary English Teaching Association Australia and was created as part of our 50th Anniversary Celebrations in 2022. This portal provides practical, accessible and tangible support information, articles, instructional video examples and classroom teaching and learning materials for primary teachers, particularly those who are new or early career, in the fields of literacy and English.

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Systematic and explicit phonics instruction

Posted on 27/09/2023
This chapter, taken from award-winning text 'The alphabetic principle and beyond', looks at systematic and explicit phonics instruction in the primary classroom. Read more

Using a full heart to plan with the Australian Curriculum: English

Posted on 21/09/2023
Get a sneak-peek inside the PETAA 2023 Conference as we are joined by featured conference speaker Dr Bree Hurn for an overview of a productive planning approach to working with the AC:E. Read more

Assessment of Spelling

Posted on 19/09/2023
This chapter, taken from Grace Oakley and Janet Fellowes' 'A Closer Look at Spelling in the Primary Classroom', investigates assessment purposes and strategies for spelling, providing a case study. Read more

Exploring poetry through imagination, emotion, craft and complexity

Posted on 17/09/2023
This short article and infographic demonstrates how teachers can engage students in poetry in a pleasurable and meaningful way. Read more