Grammatical knowledge to respond to whole texts - cohesion

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    The chapter outlines how creative, engaging pedagogies can be used to develop students' knowledge about the way grammatical choices help construct meaning in literary texts. The provided teaching strategies draw on systemic functional grammar elements of ergativity (who is acting? who is speaking? Who has power?) to explore the the storyline, characterisation and cohesion in the picture story book Luke's Way of Looking (Wheatley & Ottley).
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationConversations about text
    Subtitle of host publicationTeaching grammar using literary texts
    EditorsJoanne Rossbridge, Kathleen Rushton
    Place of PublicationNewtown
    PublisherPrimary English Teachers Association (e:lit)
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Print)9781875622801
    Publication statusPublished - 2010


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