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Week

Whatthestudentswilllearn

WEEKONE

Narrativetextstructureincludingthefollowing
Title,Opening,Dilemma,Resolution,Ending

Thestudentswillconsiderthelogicbehindthe
sequencingofthetexttype.

Thestudentswillalsolookindepthintothe
dilemmaaspectofthetexttypeandhowthiscanbe
enhancedintheirownwriting.

Studentswilllookatgraphictext
organisersthatarebothempty,andfilled
readytobewritten.

Studentswilllookattextsamplesand
comparetheapproachestakentowrite
them.

Analysehowtext

Studentswillnowstarttofocusonsmaller
elementswithintheirwritingthatcanbeimproved
andchangetoextendthemselves.

Thiswillincludelookingatthetimelessaspectof
thepresenttenseeg:are,happens

StudentswillreflectontheirownBig
Writepieceandlookspecificallyfortheir
ownwritingtense.

Studentswillselfcheckandthencheck
anotherpeerswritingtomakesurethat
theyunderstandtheconcept.

Investigatehowcomplex

WEEKTWO

Howtheywilllearnthis

AusVelsLinks

structuresandlanguage
featuresworktogetherto
meetthepurposeofa
text
(ACELY1711)

sentencescanbeusedin
avarietyofwaysto
elaborate,extendand
explain
ideas
(ACELA1522)
Understandhowideas
canbeexpandedand
sharpenedthrough
carefulchoiceofverbs,
elaboratedtensesanda
rangeofadverb
groups/phrases
(ACELA1
523)

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WEEKFOUR

WEEKFIVE

Studentswilllearnaboutthewayinwhich
punctuationcanbeusedtoassistandbettertheir
writing.

Thiswillincludeusingcapitalandlowercaseletters
appropriately.

Studentswilllearnabouttheappropriateuseof
questionmarksandexclamationmarks.

Studentswillnowfocustheirattentionnowtowards
publishingtheirnarrativetextforaparticular
audience.

Thiswillallowstudentstoexercisetheirabilityto
identifywhichtone,topicandstyleofwritingis
appropriatefortheirtargetaudience.

Thiswillbegintheirprocessofputtingtogethertheir
digitalnewsletterfortheOLSCcommunity.

Studentswillneedtoinclude:

StudentswillagainreflectontheirBig
Writepieceandlookspecificallyforwaysin
whichtheycanusethispunctuationintheir
writing.

Studentswillnowuseachecklistthat
includesbothtensesand
capital/lowercaseletterstomakesurethat
theyareusingwiththeylearnttheprevious
weekaswell.

Editformeaningby

StudentswillagainreflectontheirownBig
Writepiecebeforereadingonoftheir
peers.Theywilllookatthiscloselyto
identifywheretheiruseofquestionmarks
andexclamationmarkshasbeenusedand
howthesecanbebetterused.

Studentwilluseachecklistthatincludes:
+ Tenses
+ Capital/Lowercaseletters
+ Question/Exclamationmarks
tomakesurethattheyarepracticingand
addingontheirnewskills.

Rereadandeditstudents

Studentswillplan,draftandwritea
narrativepieceforatargetaudience.

Theywillsitwithachecklistthatincludes:
+ Tenses
+ Capital/Lowercaseletters
+ Question/Exclamationmarks
sothatthestudentsareputtinginto
practicewhattheyhavebeenlearning.

Studentswillcompletethisbyworking
togetherasanewsteam.

Select,navigateandread

removingrepetition,
refiningideas,reordering
sentencesandaddingor
substitutingwordsfor
impact
(ACELY1726)

ownandotherswork
usingagreedcriteriaand
explainingediting
choices
(ACELY1715)

textsforarangeof
purposes,applying
appropriatetext
processingstrategiesand
interpretingstructural
features,forexample
tableofcontents,

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thelatestnewsoneventsthathave
happenedorareabouttohappen
whatthestudentshavelearntaboutnarrative
writing
threenarrativepiecesthatwillbeselectedby
thestudents
photosofstudentsworking
alayoutthatissuitableandeasilyreadbyall
studentsandstaff

WEEKSIX

Studentswillfocustheirattentiontowardsadding
moreinformationtotheirdigitalnewsletterand
consideringwaysinwhichtopromotethistothe
OLSCcommunity.

Theywilldelegaterolesamongst
themselvesandconsiderwhattheyneedto
include.

Studentswillreadeachothersworkto
makesurethatitisreadytobepublished
totheLearningCentre.

Studentswillalsoworktogetherasa
paneltodecidewhichpiecesarethebest
forthenewspaper.Thismayinclude
selectingexcerpts.

glossary,chapters,
headingsand
subheadings
(ACELY1712)

Studentswillneedtospeakwiththeother Plan,draftandpublish
LearningCentresandpossiblycreatea
imaginative,informative
notetogoouttoalltheparents.
andpersuasivetexts,
choosingand
experimentingwithtext
structures,language
features,imagesand
digitalresources
appropriatetopurpose
and
audience
(ACELY1714)