Stage 6

Annotated Professional Readings

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This list of readings provides annotated references to research and commentary from Australia and
other countries to assist in the delivery of the English curriculum. The articles provide an overview of the
materials that informed the development of the English Stage 6 syllabus.
This list of references is in no way exhaustive.
The references are arranged alphabetically and by date of publication under the following headings:

Overview of Developments
Theories in Practice
Responding and Composing

In addition, a list of websites that offer useful resources for teaching and learning has been included.

Overview of Developments
Lankshear, Colin, ‘Technology blurs the language barriers’, Education Review, Vol 2, No 4, 1998.
In this article, Lankshear offers a definition of the goal of literacy as ‘to...