What is Literacy about?
Literacy is about learning to use, create and enjoy the Literacy language in all its forms – oral, written and visual communication.
How is Literacy structured in the New Zealand Curriculum?
Literacy is structured into two interconnected strands:
Making Meaning | listening, reading and viewing.
Creating Meaning | speaking, writing and presenting.
Students need to practice making meaning and creating meaning at each level of the curriculum.
How is Literacy taught at our school.
We believe that our students need to practice making and creating meaning for the following purposes: