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Title: Direct instruction fit for purpose: applying a metalinguistic toolkit to enhance creative writing in the early secondary years
Contributor(s): Humphrey, Sally (author); Feez, Susan  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2016
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/19521
Abstract: This paper reports on a language-based model of direct instruction known as text-based, or genre, pedagogy, customised in collaboration with English teachers in four Australian secondary schools to teach creative writing in Years 7 and 8 classrooms. A distinctive feature of this pedagogy is a shared metalanguage used to make visible to students the literacy demands of specialised discourse, in this case, the specialised discourse of creative writing. We demonstrate the use of the metalanguage at four different levels of language, in order to build visible bridges from more general patterns of language use, in this case, the generic structure of narrative, to specific grammatical patterns that require more specialised terminology.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 39(3), p. 207-219
Publisher: Australian Literacy Educators' Association
Place of Publication: Norwood, South Australia
ISSN: 1038-1562
1839-4728
Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 130207 LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)
130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: 390108 LOTE, ESL and TESOL curriculum and pedagogy
390102 Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
390104 English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 930101 Learner and Learning Achievement
930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development
930201 Pedagogy
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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