Top 6 literacy tips for subject teachers

I was listening to a podcast about finance tips and the person being interviewed said that you should be able Read more...

Persuasive texts for NAPLAN 6 – write like a professor

We write differently from the way we speak.  A formal written text like the NAPLAN persuasive text is not an Read more...

Persuasive texts for NAPLAN 5 – evaluative language

In order to express an opinion or point of view, a writer must use evaluative language. This means using words Read more...

Persuasive texts for NAPLAN 4 – linking words

Linking words can help make writing persuasive because they organise information in a logical way.  Linking words help the reader Read more...

Persuasive Texts for NAPLAN 3 – modality

Persuasive texts use the resources of modality. It is actually an easy concept because we use modality all the time, Read more...

Persuasive texts for NAPLAN 2

Structuring an argument To create a persuasive text, students have to present a series of arguments in a logical order. Read more...

Persuasive texts for NAPLAN

As we are all aware, the writing task for NAPLAN in 2011 will be a persuasive text, not a narrative. Read more...

Easy vocab building games 1 – Memory

This game is good fun for the last 15 minutes of Period 6 on Friday afternoon! It involves everyone, teaches Read more...

Tips for analysing NAPLAN results

When you receive your school’s SMART data package, it’s hard to know where to start in analysing all the information. Read more...

Spelling Buzz Game

Try this game in any subject. Build students’ spelling power in 5 minutes. Have students stand in a circle. Give Read more...

 
 

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