Teaching Resource

Is It True? Listening Activity

PDF, PowerPoint | 19 pages|Grades: F - 3

A PowerPoint including 15 images to use as prompts for a listening activity.

Use this teaching resource to refine listening skills. The resource includes a PowerPoint and sample script describing each of the images.

Students listen to the description read by the teacher while viewing an image. They decide whether the information is accurate or not.

This resource provides great exposure to descriptive vocabulary. Vocabulary may be adjusted to suit the language level of the students.

There are two versions of the script. One version includes images and the other does not.

Read more about Speaking and Listening activities on our blog 10 Activities for Developing the Skills of Speaking and Listening.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1646

    Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situationsElaborationslistening to, remembering and following simple instructions (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)sequenci...

  • ACELY1650

    Use comprehension strategies to understand and discuss texts listened to, viewed or read independentlyElaborationstalking about the meanings in texts listened to, viewed and read (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)visualising elements ...

  • ACELY1656

    Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questionsElaborationslistening for details in spoken informative texts (Skills: Literacy)participating in informal ...

  • 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 ...

  • ACELY1666

    Listen for specific purposes and information, including instructions, and extend students’ own and others' ideas in discussionsElaborationsusing spoken language for problem solving, and exploring ideas and concepts (Skills: Literacy, Critical an...

  • ACELY1670

    Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language and visual features and print and multimodal text structuresElaborationsmaking connections between the ...

  • ACELY1680

    Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language featuresElaborationsmaking connections between the text and students own experie...

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