Teaching to the Australian Curriculum does not need to be stressful! With our easy to use and implement Writing Unit your students will be writing interesting Autobiographies aligned with the Year 2 curriculum in no time!
By the end of this unit students will have had the opportunity to:
– Write their own autobiography and present it to the class as an oral speech.
(Please see the preview for details on how your students will achieve this)
This helpful pack includes:
✔ An instructional powerpoint that will lead you and your students through the content.
✔ Writing activities to support the exploration of the format of an autobiography and to guide your students in writing their own.
✔ Unit plans and lesson guides aligned to the Australian Curriculum
✔ Student writing and speaking checklists
This unit has the following Australian Curriculum Year 2 English content descriptors covered:
– Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose (ACELY1671)
– Re-read and edit text for spelling, sentence-boundary punctuation and text structure(ACELY1672)
– Rehearse and deliver short presentations on familiar and new topics (ACELY1667)
Is there a rubric included in this resource?
Yes. A rubric is included for both writing and speaking and listening elements of this unit.
How long should it take to complete this unit?
This Unit is designed to be implemented once a week over a 10 week term.
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While careful consideration has been made in the design of this Unit Plan it is a guide only. Teachers should use their own discretion when implementing. Some questions have been given to help guide student thinking but more specific questions should be added to develop conversation and deeper learning. Students should be encouraged to ask questions themselves as well.
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