Why textual concepts?

Foregrounds what is at the heart of subject English

Textual Concept Progressions make explicit what is important to teach and learn in the English syllabus.

Brings depth and variety to student experiences with texts

Textual Concepts learning and teaching design facilitates differentiation and gives students access to higher order thinking. 

Keeps lessons focused and purposeful

 Designing lesson sequences with Textual Concepts and Processes creates pathways through learning to assessment.

Where do the concepts come from?

The Textual Concepts were derived from a rigorous analysis of the NSW English Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-10 which led to considered definitions grounded in literary theory.

What Do Teachers Say?

English Textual Concepts - Looking at the numbers

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