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  • Text Sets K-2


    This list of possible text sets was created to encourage discussion at a professional learning session and is offered as a suggestion only.

  • Text sets Years 3-6


    This is a list of examples of text sets that may be suitable for use in years 3 to 6.


  • The teaching, learning, assessing cycle


    This version of the teaching, learning and assessing cycle is an attempt to add 21st century educational concepts into the cycle. It answers the questions about where feedback, learning intentions, success criteria, goal setting and reflective learning fit in the cycle.

  • Tracking student progress K-2


    Two proformas for teachers K-2. These forms may assist teachers to track student reading  and differentiate the teaching of reading and writing to meet all students’ learning needs.

  • Tracking Text Selections


    Teachers in NSW schools are tracking the types of texts they use with students in order to meet the text requirements of the English Syllabus. This simple table will help teachers keep track of text selections that meet the text requirements of the NSW English K-6 syllabus as outlined on page 26 of the syllabus.

  • Transitions


    Time spent teaching students transition routines and practising how to move in an orderly way is time well spent. Teachers need to discuss expectations and the routines for transitions with students.  This topic was discussed by TRIO at a recent conference for relief teachers and some transition ideas can be found on the resource page.

  • Understanding sentences


    Understanding sentences is a help sheet for teachers which explains the features of clauses and simple, compound and complex sentences so that teachers can moderate student work for sentence structure and see what feedback students need to use a variety of types of sentences to suit their purpose and audience.

  • Visual Literacy posters


    This set of ten A4 posters unpack some of the basic terms used to discuss the composition choices made by the composers of  visual images in picture books, art works, advertising, magazines, web sites, apps and digital resources. The vocabulary covered in the pack are the terms: vectors, salient image, gaze, colour, reading path, framing and borders, shot size, perspective, background and lighting. These posters support the teaching of visual literacy as outlined in the Australian Curriculum English.

  • Visual Literacy texts


    Here is a list of the favourite titles that TRIO uses when we work with teachers to examine the elements of visual literacy. Please see them as a starting point only.

  • Weekly Planner


    By popular demand a weekly planner that captures all the elements of the English block. This planning sheet  is a word document which can be completed to provide a plan for modelled  and independent reading (responding), modelled, guided and independent writing as well as word work (spelling). It links with the English block plan.