A worksheet to consolidate students’ understanding of high modality and low modality words.
Use this worksheet when teaching your students about modality words.
An answer sheet is provided.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Identifies how language use in their own writing differs according to their purpose, audience and subject matter
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose
Australian Curriculum alignment
Examine how evaluative language can be varied to be more or less forcefulElaborationsexploring how modal verbs, for example ‘must’, ‘might’,’ or ‘could’ indicate degrees of probability or obligation (Ski...
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...
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, and building a vocabulary to express judgments abo...
Understand differences between the language of opinion and feeling and the language of factual reporting or recordingElaborationsidentifying ways thinking verbs are used to express opinion, for example âI thinkâ, âI believeâ, and ...
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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Update of worksheet design.
Change by Stephanie (Teach Starter) May 1st, 2020
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