Teaching Resource Pack

Novel Study Activity Resource Pack

PDF, Word, | 12 resources|Grades: 3 - 6

A comprehensive resource pack to use with your class when studying a class novel.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1603

    Discuss literary experiences with others, sharing responses and expressing a point of view Elaborations sharing and discussing students' own and others' understanding of the effects of particular literary techniques on their appreciation of t...

  • ACELT1604

    Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features of literary textsElaborationsexamining the author’s description of a character’s appearance, behaviour and speech and noting how the character’s d...

  • ACELT1605

    Discuss how authors and illustrators make stories exciting, moving and absorbing and hold readers’ interest by using various techniques, for example character development and plot tensionElaborationsexamining the author’s description of a c...

  • ACELT1608

    Identify aspects of literary texts that convey details or information about particular social, cultural and historical contextsElaborationsdescribing how aspects of literature, for example visuals, symbolic elements, dialogue and character descriptio...

  • ACELT1609

    Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the viewpoints of others Elaborations posing and discussing questions, such as 'Should this character have behaved as they did?', and be...

  • ACELT1610

    Recognise that ideas in literary texts can be conveyed from different viewpoints, which can lead to different kinds of interpretations and responsesElaborationsidentifying the narrative voice (the person or entity through whom the audience experience...

  • ACELT1613

    Make connections between students’ own experiences and those of characters and events represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contextsElaborationsrecognising the influence our different historical, social and cu...

  • ACELT1614

    Analyse and evaluate similarities and differences in texts on similar topics, themes or plotsElaborationsexploring texts on a similar topic by authors with very different styles, for example comparing fantasy quest novels or realistic novels on a spe...

  • ACELT1615

    Identify and explain how choices in language, for example modality, emphasis, repetition and metaphor, influence personal response to different textsElaborationsnoting how degrees of possibility are opened up through the use of modal verbs (for examp...

  • ACELT1795

    Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features on particular audiencesElaborationsorally, in writing or using digital media, giving a considered interpretation and opinion about a literary text, recognising t...

  • ACELY1690

    Identify characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsdescribing the language which authors use to create imaginary worlds; how textual features such as headings, subheadings...

  • ACELY1691

    Read different types of texts by combining contextual , semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge using text processing strategies for example monitoring meaning, cross checking and reviewingElaborationsreading new and different kinds of texts with...

  • ACELY1701

    Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsexplaining how the features of a text advocating community action, for example ...

  • ACELY1801

    Analyse strategies authors use to influence readersElaborationsidentify how authors use language to position the reader and give reasons (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )

Teach Starter Publishing
Published by Teach Starter Publishing
We create premium quality, downloadable teaching resources for primary/elementary school teachers that make classrooms buzz!

 Find more resources for these topics

EnglishReadingNovel Study

Comments & Reviews

Write a review to help other teachers and parents like yourself. If you would like to request a change (Changes & Updates) to this resource, or report an error, simply select the corresponding tab above.

Log in or sign up to join the conversation.

Emily Sussanna

These are amazing! Would there be a chance to convert these into task cards, so that students can just complete these activities in their books?

Emily Sussanna · Jun 17th, 2020

Emma (Teach Starter)

Hi Emily, thank you so much for your comment! We are so glad you are happy with our resources. We do have some Literature Study Task Cards for Upper Primary that may suit your needs. You can find them here >>> https://www.teachstarter.com/au/teaching-resource/literature-study-task-cards-upper-primary/. Please let me know if these are the type of thing you are looking for 🙂

Emma (Teach Starter) · Jun 17th, 2020

Emily Sussanna

Thank you! These are awesome!

Emily Sussanna · Jun 20th, 2020

Sarah Mellado

I am forever grateful for the professional and child-friendly quality of your resources – thank you so much!!

Sarah Mellado · Apr 26th, 2020

Emma (Teach Starter)

Hi Sarah,
Thank you so much for your positive feedback – we are so glad our resources are of benefit to you and your students!

Emma (Teach Starter) · Apr 27th, 2020

Resource Updates

  • Worksheet added - Novel Study - Alternate Story Ending Worksheet

    Addition by Emma (Teach Starter) Mar 5th, 2019

Suggest a change

Would you like something changed or customized on this resource? While our team evaluates every suggestion, we can't guarantee that every change will be completed.

You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!


Report an Error

You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!

If any of our resources do not have 100% accurate American English (en-US), simply click on the 'Report an error' tab above to let us know. We will have the resource updated and ready for you to download in less than 24 hours. Read more...

Help

Are you having trouble downloading or viewing this resource? Please try the following steps:

  1. Check that you are logged in to your account
  2. Check that you have a paid subscription
  3. Check that you have installed Adobe Reader (download here)

If you are still having difficulty, please visit the Teach Starter Help Desk or contact us.

Contact us