Linguists and the Teaching of English. University of Newcastle Friday 1 September 2006 Mick Connell School Improvement Adviser – English & Arts Rotherham LA QCA Principal Scrutineer - English. Key Stage 1 – Status and Practice of Phonics Teaching.
University of Newcastle
Friday 1 September 2006
School Improvement Adviser – English & Arts
QCA Principal Scrutineer - English
i) ‘Grammar for Writing’ NLS 2000
ii) Cox Report 1989
Iii) Ofsted ‘English 2000-5 A Review of Inspection Evidence’ para 73
a) recognising and using subordinate clauses;
b) exploring the functions of subordinate clauses, e.g. relative clauses such as ‘which I bought’ or adverbial clauses such as ‘having finished his lunch’
c) deploying subordinate clauses in a variety of positions within the sentence.’ (p22)
- Work on Assessment for Learning
- Key Stage test development and marking
- National Literacy Strategy/NC Programmes of Study
Across a range of writing:
- Two Literature modules
- 3 new modules: Spoken English Studies, Language of Digital Communication, Media
- Here and Now
- Over Space
- Over Time
( Candidates collect examples or use archive sources, including the Edexcel Selection/Corpus of Spoken English)
knowledge and writing development,
- What should teachers know about language/linguistics to enrich their teaching in the various phases?
- What aspects of language/linguistic knowledge or approaches should be taught to assist progress in literacy and English?