Teaching Resource

Crabbing at Night Worksheet

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A comprehension worksheet for a narrative about a girl who goes crabbing at night while camping.

This teaching resource is a comprehension worksheet asking questions about the magazine article Crabbing at Night.

In the text, students will read a tale about a girl and her family who, while camping, go crabbing at night. The girl has never experienced crabbing before but soon learns how much fun it is! In the comprehension worksheet, students focus on analysing the structure of this narrative. Sentences which summarise the story are placed into the appropriate sections (orientation, series of events in time order, resolution.)

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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  • ACELA1463

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  • ACELT1591

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  • ACELA1478

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  • ACELY1669

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  • ACELY1679

    Read an increasing range of different types of texts by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge, using text processing strategies, for example monitoring, predicting, confirming, rereading, reading on and self-correctingElabo...

  • ACELY1660

    Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning about key events, ideas and information in texts that they listen to, view and read by drawing on growing knowledge of context, text structures and language featuresElaborationsusing ...

  • ACELY1670

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  • ACELY1680

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