PGCE Core 2 English Tuesday January 24 th 2012. English across the curriculum. Thinking across curriculum boundaries. English across the curriculum. How is English a platform for making cross-curricular links?. English across the curriculum. UP-sides. downsides.
Lack of clarity – is this history or is it English?
Not all aspects of English development can be taught in context (e.g. phonics, spelling, handwriting)
Teachers may not fully take account of which English skills are needed to talk about, read or generate text in the partner subjects
Research a particular area (based on own interest or wider curriculum) using reference materials (books, IT sources). Use library classification systems to find books. Locate, read and note relevant information. Decide how to present information and make informed choices by using structures from different text types. Work collaboratively on an ICT-based presentation which includes different text types.
Have fun and see the venue through children’s eyes