Educational Materials That Have Already Been Developed
Websites for Teaching with SFL
A list of publications (compiled by John Knox) to help in teaching.
Disadvanged Schools Programme
A catalogue of DSP materials can be obtained by writing to:
Att: Ted Rodgers
State Equity Centre
11-13 Swanson Street
Erskineville NSW 2043
Tel: 00-61-2-95825860 Fax: 00-61-2-9550 2874.
1. Genre and Grammar Resource Materials available under Literacy
and learning Program (all prices in Australian dollars):
|The Staff Development Kit
||Materials to improve learning in the junior secondary years.
||designed as a resource for teachers to provide a detailed
to the genres and grammar of learning. The book is in 4 parts:
- Part One deals with the relationship of language ,
Grammar is seen as a functional resource for understanding the way
is coded in the subject areas.
- Part Two provides a detailed description and explnation of
Part Three acts as a detailed glossry of grammatical terms
for a functional control of the above genres. The emphasis is of two
grammar at the level of text, and grammar at the level of the
Part 4 outlines a model for the teaching/learning process
to literacy education. While attention is given to language
teachers are given a frmaework for effectively intervening and
language development appropriate to the language demands of the
|English KLA book
||Deals with 5 units of work covering spoken genres such as
and oral reporting, moving through the written genres of recounting,
explaining and arguing. Contains assessment tasks and links between
objectives and teaching/learning activities. Also blackline masters for
producing OHT's and handouts.
|Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) Key Learning Areas
|Science KLA Book
|Maths KLA Book
|Creative Arts KLA Book
|Technical and Applied Studies (TAS) KLA Book
|PD/Health /PE KLA Book
|Video on Learning to Write
|Staff Development Manual
|Teaching Narrative Writing
||deals with ways to explicitly teaching some of the techniques
writing. There are 3 units of work that move from the basic structure
grammar of narrative writing to approaches for teaching metaphor,
and vocie. OHT's and handouts.
2. "WRITE it RIGHT" Resouces for Literacy and Learning (All
of research for the teacher written by educators under the guidance of
the Linguists at Sydney University).
|the Report Genre
|The Discussion Genre
|English Resource Pack
|A Model for Literacy in Subject Learning
The Primary English Teaching Association
The Primary English Teaching Association has developed a new,
Derewianka, B. 1991. Exploring how texts work: the video.
Primary English Teaching Association.
- Primary English Teaching Association
PO Box 167, Rozelle,
NSW 2039, Australia.
The Language In The School Curriculum (LiSC) project
The Language In The School Curriculum (LiSC) project instigated by the
Australian Linguistics Society has been funded by the Academy of the
(actually DDETYA, via the ARC and the Academy) in response to what is
as the need for discipline renewal in knowledge about language in
primary and secondary education . The question is whether systemic
linguistics is given the attention in this project that is warranted by
its current level of application in schooling and in teacher education
Visit the LiSC website (
http://www.arts.unimelb.edu.au/Dept/LISC/) for more details on the
Mark A. Bell: A Curriculum Proposal for spoken English communication
Mark Bell has put a curriculum proposal for spoken English
in an EFL setting on his web-site. The design was influenced by SFL
- especially differences between spoken and written language. You can
it at: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/9583.