2023 ONLINE: Joint construction — Informative Texts

Joanne Rossbridge

3 Hours

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 

Why participate?

  • 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.


Cost of participation
Member $100


*Please email [email protected]taa.edu.au



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.

16/01/2023 - 27/02/2023
Sign in or create an account to register Last day to register is 26/02/2023