Simple Narrative Year 1 Unit Plan and Activities
Help your students understand the basic features of a narrative with this unit plan and activity bundle. Bring your writing lessons to life as the unit plan walks you through everything you need to thoroughly cover the (AC9E1LE05, AC9E1LY06, AC9E1LY08) element of the Australian Year 1 English curriculum (version 9.0). Fun for students, easy for you to implement and an irresistible way to help budding authors write their very own picture book!
The Complete Year 1 Narrative Writing Unit
Bring the fun back into learning about simple narratives as you guide your students through the following Australian Curriculum (version 9.0) Year 1 English content descriptors:
– orally retell or adapt a familiar story using plot and characters, language features including vocabulary, and structure of a familiar text, through role-play, writing, drawing or digital tools AC9E1LE05
– create and re-read to edit short written and/or multimodal texts to report on a topic, express an opinion or recount a real or imagined event, using grammatically correct simple sentences, some topic-specific vocabulary, sentence boundary punctuation and correct spelling of some one- and two-syllable words AC9E1LY06
– write words using unjoined lower-case and upper-case letters AC9E1LY08
The content covered in this unit includes:
– 5 finger retells
– Elements of a good story
– Modelled story writing
– Scaffolded independent writing
– Illustration and picture book creation
Your purchase includes:
– Unit Plan – this unit follows a scaffolded literacy approach where by rich texts as used to model writing skills. Some internet links are provided in some lessons to support the lesson content. In particular, links to the suggested literature (being read out loud) in the unit have been included, in case you don’t have access to a hard copy of the book. Internet connection will be required for these lessons.
– Assessment Rubric
– Activity Bundle – this activity bundle includes a variety of activities including activity sheets, hands-on activities, posters and a suggested assessment activity.
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Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
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Thank you so much,
This unit plan is a guide only. Teachers should use discretion when implementing. some questions have been provided to help guide students thinking but more specific questions should be added to develop conversation and deeper learning. Students should be encouraged to ask questions themselves as well.
Please note: internet and YouTube access are required to follow the unit plan.
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