Australian Curriculum 9.0 Year 5 Writing Unit Information Report

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Help your students understand the basic features of an information report 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 AC9E5LA03, AC9E5LA04, AC9E5LA05, AC9E5LA08, AC9E5LA09, AC9E5LY03, AC9E5LY05 and AC9E5LY06 elements of the Australian Year 5 English curriculum (version 9.0). Fun for students, easy for you to implement and an irresistible way to help budding authors write an information report on an animal and their unique adaptations!

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Narrative Writing Year 5 Unit Plan and Activities

Help your students understand the basic features of an information report 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 AC9E5LA03, AC9E5LA04, AC9E5LA05, AC9E5LA08, AC9E5LA09, AC9E5LY03, AC9E5LY05 and AC9E5LY06 elements of the Australian Year 5 English curriculum (version 9.0). Fun for students, easy for you to implement and an irresistible way to help budding authors write an information report on an animal and their unique adaptations!

The Complete Year 5 Narrative Writing Unit

Bring the fun back into learning about writing an information report as you guide your students through the following Australian Curriculum (version 9.0) Year 5 English content descriptors:

– Describe how spoken, written and multimodal texts use language features and are typically organised into characteristic stages and phases, depending on purposes in texts AC9E5LA03
– Understand how texts can be made cohesive by using the starting point of a sentence or paragraph to give prominence to the message and to guide the reader through the text AC9E5LA04
– Understand that the structure of a complex sentence includes a main clause and at least one dependent clause, and understand how writers can use this structure for effect AC9E5LA05
– Understand how vocabulary is used to express greater precision of meaning, including through the use of specialist and technical terms, and explore the history of words AC9E5LA08
– Use commas to indicate prepositional phrases, and apostrophes where there is multiple possession AC9E5LA09
– Explain characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text AC9E5LY03
– Use comprehension strategies such as visualising, predicting, connecting, summarising, monitoring and questioning to build literal and inferred meaning to evaluate information and ideas AC9E5LY05
– Plan, create, edit and publish written and multimodal texts whose purposes may be imaginative, informative and persuasive, developing ideas using visual features, text structure appropriate to the topic and purpose, text connectives, expanded noun groups, specialist and technical vocabulary, and punctuation including dialogue punctuation AC9E5LY06

The content covered in this unit includes:

– Information Report Features
– Features of a Good Paragraph
– Labelling Diagrams
– Complex Sentences
– Reliable Sources of Information
– Note-Taking
– Assessment – powerpoint presentation on an animal of their choice.

Your purchase includes:
– Unit Plan – this unit follows a scaffolded literacy approach where by rich texts are 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.
Assessment Rubric Template – students use the templates to add their own information report to, or use their own creativity to create their own powerpoints.

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FAQ
How many lessons are included in this unit?
There are 20 lessons in this unit. It is anticipated that each lesson would go for about 1 hour and that you would teach two lessons a week.
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.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit ‘fit to page’ before printing.

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Disclaimer:

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.

This is a digital product only. It will be sent to you by email to download once payment has been processed.

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