A set of 3 worksheets to help your students identify procedural language.
Students read the three procedure texts provided and underline the language features. These include:
- action verbs
- adverbial phrases telling where, when and how.
The texts included are:
- How to Build a Worm Farm
- How to Make a Balloon Rocket
- How to Make Spaghetti.
Suggested answers for teachers are also provided.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies
Identifies and uses language forms and features in their own writing appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose, audience and context, including tense and types of sentences
Identify features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text, and understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audience
Analyse how different texts use verb groups to represent different processes (action, thinking, feeling, saying, relating)
Understand how adverb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases work in different ways to provide circumstantial details about an activity
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose and context (for example, tense and types of sentences)Elaborationsbecoming familiar with typical structural stages and language features of various t...
Understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audienceElaborationsbecoming familiar with the typical stages and language features of such text types as: simple narrative,...
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...
Understand that verbs represent different processes, for example doing, thinking, saying, and relating and that these processes are anchored in time through tenseElaborationsidentifying different types of verbs and the way they add meaning to a ...
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 prepositional phrases can provide details of the ...
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