2023 ONLINE: Joint construction — Informative Texts
Online moderated course
16 January - 27 February
This course is designed to develop knowledge and metalanguage to explore how to support students in the joint construction of informative texts. Choice of model texts will be considered by looking at examples from subject areas such as History, Science and Geography.
Who should participate?
- Teachers of students in years F–6
- Learn ways to read model texts in order to identify a focus on language choices across a range of informative texts.
- Links between modelling, reconstruction and joint construction will be made through strategies such as dictogloss and the development of meaningful learning intentions and success criteria for writing.
- Joint construction will be looked at during the drafting and editing phases in the process of writing.
Completing this course will contribute 3 hours of Professional Development addressing standards 1.2.2,, 2.5.2, 3.3.2, and 3.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
See also: Joint Construction - Imaginative Texts (16 January - 27 February) and Joint Construction - Persuasive Texts (16 January - 27 February)
Please note: Extensions cannot be granted unless under exceptional circumstances at PETAA’s discretion.