Literacy and common sense: a year 6 student encounter with print

Australia, 1981

Film
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Don Holdaway, noted literacy development educator, gives a lesson in which the children anticipate the words and line endings in a poem. In conversation with Ralph Fairbrother, he relates this to recent research into reading and a “reading for meaning” approach.

Credits

producer/director

Rick Cavaggion

production company

Open College of Further Education (S. Aust.)

Language

English

Duration

00:40:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37941

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Foreign language films

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language experience approach in education

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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