Australian Curriculum 9.0 Year 6 Writing Unit Ballad Poetry

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Help your students understand the basic features of a ballad 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 AC9E6LA04, AC9E6LA06, AC9E6LA08, AC9E6LA09, AC9E6LE04, AC9E6LE05, AC9E6LY03, AC9E6LY08 and AC9E6LY09 elements of the Australian Year 6 English curriculum (version 9.0). Fun for students, easy for you to implement and an irresistible way to help budding authors write a fun ballad to tie in with HASS learning!

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Ballad Writing Year 6 Unit Plan and Activities

Help your students understand the basic features of a ballad 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 AC9E6LA04, AC9E6LA06, AC9E6LA08, AC9E6LA09, AC9E6LE04, AC9E6LE05, AC9E6LY03, AC9E6LY08 and AC9E6LY09 elements of the Australian Year 6 English curriculum (version 9.0). Fun for students, easy for you to implement and an irresistible way to help budding authors write a fun ballad to tie in with HASS learning!

The Complete Year 6 Ballad Writing Unit

Bring the fun back into learning about poetry as you guide your students through the following Australian Curriculum (version 9.0) Year 6 English content descriptors:

– Understand that cohesion can be created by the intentional use of repetition, and the use of word associations AC9E6LA04
– Understand how ideas can be expanded and sharpened through careful choice of verbs, elaborated tenses and a range of adverb groups AC9E6LA06
– Identify authors’ use of vivid, emotive vocabulary, such as metaphors, similes, personification, idioms, imagery and hyperbole AC9E6LA08
– Understand how to use the comma for lists, to separate a dependent clause from an independent clause, and in dialogue AC9E6LA09
– Identify authors’ use of vivid, emotive vocabulary, such as metaphors, similes, personification, idioms, imagery and hyperbole AC9E6LA08
– Explain the way authors use sound and imagery to create meaning and effect in poetry AC9E6LE04
– Create and edit literary texts that adapt plot structure, characters, settings and/or ideas from texts students have experienced, and experiment with literary devices AC9E6LE05
– Analyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a text, and engage and influence audiences AC9E6LY03
– Use phonic knowledge of common and less common grapheme–phoneme relationships to read and write increasingly complex words AC9E6LY08
– Use knowledge of known words, word origins including some Latin and Greek roots, base words, prefixes, suffixes, letter patterns and spelling generalisations to spell new words including technical words AC9E6LY09

The content covered in this unit includes:

– Exploring Ballads
– Bush poems
– Poetic Devices
– Rhyme and Metre
– Quatrains
– Imagery
– Australian words
– Assessment: Students write a bush ballad based on early settlement in Australia or Federation

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, posters and a suggested assessment activity.

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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.

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