A worksheet activity designed to help prompt students to be more descriptive when describing nouns with colours.
This teaching resource is a worksheet designed to help encourage students to increase their vocabulary use, while promoting habits to increase the words they use in their writing. Often, students use basic color categories to describe their ideas. This activity is to help promote students to take their writing to the next level while being more specific about their descriptive writing and adjective use.How do I print this teaching resource?
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses a range of strategies, including knowledge of letterâ€“sound correspondences and common letter patterns, to spell familiar and some unfamiliar words
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand that a clause is a unit of grammar usually containing a subject and a verb and that these need to be in agreementElaborationsknowing that a clause is basically a group of words that contain...
Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrasesElaborationscreating richer, more specific descriptions...
Recognise and know how to write most high frequency words including some homophonesElaborationsdrawing on meaning and context to spell single-syllable homophones, for example âbreakâ or â...
Read and write a large core of high frequency words including homophones and know how to use context to identify correct spellingElaborationsusing meaning and context to determine the spelling of homo...
Understand how noun groups/phrases and adjective groups/phrases can be expanded in a variety of ways to provide a fuller description of the person, place, thing or ideaElaborationslearning how to expa...
Understand how adverb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases work in different ways to provide circumstantial details about an activityElaborationsinvestigating in texts how adverb group/phrases and...
Learn extended and technical vocabulary and ways of expressing opinion including modal verbs and adverbsElaborationsexploring examples of language which demonstrate a range of feelings and positions, ...
Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contextsElaborationsmoving from general, ‘all-purpose&rsquo...
Incorporate new vocabulary from a range of sources into studentsâ own texts including vocabulary encountered in researchElaborationsbuilding etymological knowledge about word origins (for example...
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