F2F: Teaching grammar in context: F-6

Karen Rogers

5 hours

Mt Eliza - Face to Face Course

7 May 2024


This session will be held at St Thomas More Primary School, in Mount Eliza. Teachers will need to bring their own device. Teachers will be sent materials the week prior and are recommended these are downloaded prior to session.

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 Important: This course draws from material covered in our Teaching Grammar in Context online series. It is recommended that you do not take part in this session if you have completed the online courses (previously titled Grammar 101).


What is this course about?

Are you looking for ways to support your students to identify and use grammar in the classroom? Join Karen Rogers, PETAA Literacy Leader, for a full day course to upskill your understanding of grammar. In this session, Karen will be exploring the power of grammar knowledge to develop capable and confident communicators as well as meeting the requirements of the Victorian Curriculum.

Participation in this course will enable you to:

  • Understand the use of grammar as a resource for making meaning
  • Describe the differences between a traditional and a functional approach to grammar and language
  • Make links between the Victorian Curriculum and the teaching of grammar
  • Design practical and authentic learning experiences using mentor texts to teach grammar in context
  • Identify opportunities and strategies for the explicit teaching of grammar across the curriculum


Why participate? 

  • Hands-on activities that allow for reflection and collaboration
  • Learn actionable strategies to teach grammar in a functional, practical way in your classroom
  • Build your own knowledge and confidence to teach grammar for authentic purposes


Who should participate?

  • Teachers Years F-6
  • School Leaders
  • Early-Career and Pre-Service Teachers
  • Any teacher looking for practical ways to focus on grammar in the classroom

What else do I need to know?  This is a perfect opportunity for you to develop your confidence in teaching and applying grammar in context.

What do I need to bring?

Attendees are required to bring:

  • One text (a picture book, novel, etc) that they are planning to use for teaching and learning


Cancellations without transfer of booking to alternative session received less than five working days before the course will incur a $50 cancellation fee per delegate and $25 for half day courses. For the full list of Terms and Conditions, please visit our page here.



Cost of participation


 PL Subscription




Morning tea and lunch will be provided.


Completing this course will contribute 5 hours of F2F Professional Learning addressing 1.1.2, 1.2.2, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2. 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 4.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

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7/05/2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
St Thomas More Primary School 313 Canadian Bay Road MT ELIZA, VIC 3930
Online registration not available.