Teaching resources

Quality online learning resources to support your learning environment

Bring riches to your classroom and teaching practice with PETAA’s ever-growing repository of member resources.

Literacy Resources Portal for Early Career Teachers

This practical one-stop website contains rigorously selected and curated insights, resources and materials to support primary school teachers in the areas of English, language, and literacies. 

Teaching units of work

Explore more than 400 teaching units for early childhood - Year 8, all based on quality literature and non-fiction for young readers, and all mapped to the latest version of the Australian Curriculum.

On Demand Webinars

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Check out the latest additions to PETAA's library of on demand webinars! They cover a wealth of topics relevant to teaching in English, language and literacies, featuring special author guests!

Premium Units of Work

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Curriculum- and literature-based premium units of work, scaffolded to multiple year groups and mapped to key learning areas .

COVID-19 teaching support

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A go to page with supporting resources for schools and parents with students in self isolation or quarantine due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

PETAA Papers

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In our 50 year history, PETAA has published more than 220 practical papers connecting the latest pedagogical theory with classroom practice. More

Literature singles: Units of work

Literature singles have creative and curriculum-based activities using contemporary literature in the classroom

PETAA blog


Resource roundups, tips and hints from PETAA experts.

PETAA Book Extras

Supporting digital resources for teachers using recently published PETAA publications.

Project 40: Video essays


Video essays on a range of English and literacy topics, supported by key PETAA references — ideal for teachers' professional development. 

English for the Australian Curriculum

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A national initiative, produced by teachers for teachers, with 12 media-rich units from Foundation to Year 10

PETAA Inspiration

Inspirational talks for PETAA members

Inspirational talks for PETAA members feature Dr Misty Adoniou and Morris Gleitzman.

Resources for Reconciliation

Resources in one place for teaching and learning that relate to the cross-curriculum priority Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

Resources for sustainability

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A page of teaching and classroom resources to help support sustainability (requires member access).

Lest We Forget: Units

Lest We Forget: An ANZAC Project

Classroom resources for PETAA members to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ANZAC Landings at Gallipoli.

Author and illustrator school visits

Authors in Schools: The Guide

comprehensive guide for writers and valuable reference for educators and teachers

Authors in schools units of work


Units of work with linked video conference excerpts of authors presenting in schools

More classroom resources

Quick ideas and additional resources to support classroom practice, including iPad and Augmented reality apps for literacy learning and archived units of work.

Teacher Standards examples

AITSL standards for teachers and PETAA resources

Find PETAA resources mapped to the seven AITSL Teacher Standards.