Australian Curriculum 9.0 Year 6 Writing Unit Newspaper Report

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Help your students learn all there is to know about newspaper report writing 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 AC9E6LA03, AC9E6LA04, AC9E6LA07, AC9E6LA08, AC9E6LA09, AC9E6LY01, AC9E6LY02, AC9E6LY03 and AC9E6LY06 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 entertaining newspaper reports!

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Newspaper Report Writing Year 6 Unit Plan and Activities

Help your students learn all there is to know about newspaper report writing 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 AC9E6LA03, AC9E6LA04, AC9E6LA07, AC9E6LA08, AC9E6LA09, AC9E6LY01, AC9E6LY02, AC9E6LY03 and AC9E6LY06 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 entertaining newspaper reports!

The Complete Year 6 News Report Writing Unit

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

– Explain how texts across the curriculum are typically organised into characteristic stages and phases depending on purposes, recognising how authors often adapt text structures and language features AC9E6LA03
– Understand that cohesion can be created by the intentional use of repetition, and the use of word associations AC9E6LA04
– Identify and explain how images, figures, tables, diagrams, maps and graphs contribute to meaning AC9E6LA07
– 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
– Examine texts including media texts that represent ideas and events, and identify how they reflect the context in which they were created AC9E6LY01
– Use interaction skills and awareness of formality when paraphrasing, questioning, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, and sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions AC9E6LY02
– Analyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a text, and engage and influence audiences AC9E6LY03
– Plan, create, edit and publish written and multimodal texts whose purposes may be imaginative, informative and persuasive, using paragraphs, a variety of complex sentences, expanded verb groups, tense, topic-specific and vivid vocabulary, punctuation, spelling and visual features AC9E6LY06

The content covered in this unit includes:

– Purpose of Newspapers
– Features of a Newspaper
– Writing Effective Headlines
– Writing a Newspaper Article
– Interviewing
– Vocabulary
– Images and Captions
– Editing
– Facts and Opinions
– Gathering Information
– Assessment: Students write a newspaper report on a fictional event in space.

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.

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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