A hands-on sorting activity to use when introducing informative writing.
When writing an informative text, students must be able to build a description of their topic, based on facts.
Cut out and laminate the descriptive phrases (there are 30 of these). Distribute these among the students.
As a class, match each phrase to the topic it describes. The topics included in this teaching resource are:
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Identifies and uses language forms and features in their own writing appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
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
Australian Curriculum alignment
Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive textsElaborationsidentifying the authorâs point of view on a topic and key words and images that seem intended to persuade listeners, viewers or readers to agree with t...
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...
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