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LITERACY TEACHING AND LEARNING DURING THE SECONDARY YEARS: Establishing a pathway for success to NCEA and beyond

Trevor McDonald and Christina Thornley

For students to be most successful in their education, schools and teachers need to recognise, plan, and teach for the literacy demands inherent in the learning and assessment activities they undertake across the curriculum. McDonald and Thornley present a "scope and sequence" chart of literacy skills central to student achievement in Years 9–11.  To exemplify the significance of this chart they report on their most recent research findings with a group of 57 Year 10 students.

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