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Introduction to Narrative Features PowerPoint - Year 3 and Year 4

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Free on Plus | 23 pages (PDF, PowerPoint)|Grades: 3 - 4

A 23 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching your students about the features of narrative texts.

In order to write an engaging narrative text, students must know how to incorporate narrative features successfully in their writing.

This PowerPoint presentation will familiarise students with the following narrative elements:

  • setting
  • characterisation
  • plot.

Examples and activities for each narrative feature are also provided.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1599

    Discuss how language is used to describe the settings in texts, and explore how the settings shape the events and influence the mood of the narrativeElaborationsidentifying and discussing the use of descriptive adjectives (‘in the middle of a va...

  • ACELT1601

    Create imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures using visual features, for example perspective, distance and angleElaborationsdrawing on literary texts read, viewed and listened to for insp...

  • ACELT1605

    Discuss how authors and illustrators make stories exciting, moving and absorbing and hold readers’ interest by using various techniques, for example character development and plot tensionElaborationsexamining the author’s description of a c...

  • ACELT1794

    Create literary texts by developing storylines, characters and settingsElaborationscollaboratively plan, compose, sequence and prepare a literary text along a familiar storyline, using film, sound and images to convey setting, characters and points o...

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Fantastic resource my kids loved it

Richard Fiddy · Feb 10th, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to share this positive feedback with us, Richard! I’m so glad your students enjoyed this resource. Have a wonderful day!

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Feb 10th, 2020

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    Change by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Nov 19th, 2018

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