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The teacher begins her teaching of a literary text by connecting the study to the students' own experiences and knowledge. This allows her to pose 'big picture' questions that will guide her students' study of the play. Because many of her students require motivation to write about texts, she adopts a performance-based approach to teaching that is highly experiential and student focused.
Centralian Senior College is the largest senior secondary education provider in Alice Springs. The school was established in 2005 and has approximately 600 students in years 10, 11 and 12. The teacher of English at year 11 has been required to develop strategies to engage a class of mostly boys with a traditional English drama text. She acknowledges that she has had to research and use knowledge about how boys learn in order to develop teaching approaches to the text that cater for her students' interests and abilities.
  • How can teachers use 'lesson planning' to ensure that individuals and groups will be engaged in a lesson or learning sequence?
  • What strategies can a teacher use within a class to support inclusion?
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Dramatising Macbeth