Developing Procedural Writing Skills Unit Plan – Year 3 and Year 4
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Developing Procedural Writing Skills Unit Plan – Year 3 and Year 4

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This English unit addresses the purpose, structure and language features of the procedure text type.

It consists of 7 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.

The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.

An independent writing task, which may couple as an assessment task, is included in the unit. The number of lessons required to complete this task may vary from class to class.

Lessons

Lesson 1 60 minutes

How Do You Do It?

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A 60 minute lesson designed to introduce the purpose and types of procedure texts.

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Lesson 2 60 minutes

Procedure Texts - Text Structure

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore the structure of procedure texts.

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Lesson 3 60 minutes

Procedure Texts - Language Features

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore the language features of procedure texts.

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Lesson 4 60 minutes

Modelled Writing - Improving Procedure Texts

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will improve a procedure text by applying knowledge of procedure text structure and language features.

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Lesson 5 60 minutes

Shared Writing - How Do You Make It?

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will write a procedure text in pairs explaining how to make something.

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Lesson 6 60 minutes

Applying Proofreading and Editing Skills

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will learn and apply proofreading and editing skills.

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Lesson 7 60 minutes

Independent Writing - How Do You Play It?

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will independently write a procedure text explaining how to play a game.

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Australian Curriculum alignment

English > Year 3 > Language > Text structure and organisation > ACELA1478
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 st...

English > Year 3 > Literacy > Interacting with others > ACELY1676
Listen to and contribute to conversations and discussions to share information and ideas and negotiate in collaborative situationsElaborationsparticipating in collaborative discussions, building on an...

English > Year 3 > Literacy > Interpreting, analysing, evaluating > ACELY1678
Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive textsElaborationsidentifying the author’s point of view on a topic and key words and images that seem intended to pers...

English > Year 3 > Literacy > Creating texts > ACELY1682
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print,and multimodal elements appropriat...

English > Year 4 > Language > Text structure and organisation > ACELA1490
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...

English > Year 4 > Literacy > Interacting with others > ACELY1687
Interpret ideas and information in spoken texts and listen for key points in order to carry out tasks and use information to share and extend ideas and informationElaborationsmaking notes about a task...

English > Year 4 > Literacy > Interpreting, analysing, evaluating > ACELY1690
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; ...

English > Year 4 > Literacy > Creating texts > ACELY1694
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text st...

English > Year 3 > Language > Expressing and developing ideas > ACELA1482
Understand that verbs represent different processes, for example doing, thinking, saying, and relating and that these processes are anchored in time through tenseElaborationsidentifying different...

English > Year 3 > Literacy > Interacting with others > ACELY1792
Use interaction skills, including active listening behaviours and communicate in a clear, coherent manner using a variety of everyday and learned vocabulary and appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volum...

English > Year 3 > Literacy > Creating texts > ACELY1683
Re-read and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuationElaborationsusing glossaries, print and digital dictionaries and spell check to edit spelling, realising t...

English > Year 4 > Literacy > Interacting with others > ACELY1688
Use interaction skills such as acknowledging another’s point of view and linking students’ response to the topic, using familiar and new vocabulary and a range of vocal effects such as tone,...

English > Year 4 > Literacy > Creating texts > ACELY1695
Re-read and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structureElaborationsrevising written texts: editing for grammatical and spelling accuracy and cl...

English > Year 4 > Language > Expressing and developing ideas > ACELA1495
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...