This resource provides teachers with a comprehensive understanding of functional grammar. It provides simplistic examples, definitions and diagrams which will assist teachers to deconstruct a text through a functional grammar approach
This article provides a broad overview of teaching grammar. From page 15 onwards it refers to functional grammar and explains ways in which stories, song, rhyme and poem can be used to teach student's grammar skills.
This PDF file provides teachers with a holistic understanding of teaching functional grammar. Exploring the relationship between grammar and genre,it would be a suitable resource for helping teachers to both devise and assess indepedent student tasks
This file proposes a framework called the ‘Teaching-learning cycle' which was the basic scaffolding behind the structure used to organise my resources. The framework is clearly explained, with the document providing a practical example for how to go about using the framework to plan a unit. Using samples of student work and simple guidelines, the framework presented is an ideal method for organising the teaching of grammar in a functional and contextualised manner.
This website contains downloadable PowerPoint presentations and resources used during a functional grammar PD facilitated within the school. The PD materials on this site provide teachers with a more in depth understanding of the terminology and concepts associated with functional grammar.