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10 x Lessons
This English unit has been designed to introduce the key components of simple and compound sentences to younger students; specifically, capital letters and punctuation; verbs, nouns, adjectives and conjunctions.
It consists of 10 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.
Australian Curriculum alignment
English > Year 1 > Language > Expressing and developing ideas > ACELA1451
Identify the parts of a simple sentence that represent ‘What’s happening?’, ‘What state is being described?’, ‘Who or what is involved?’ and the surrounding c...
English > Year 2 > Language > Expressing and developing ideas > ACELA1467
Understand that simple connections can be made between ideas by using a compound sentence with two or more clauses usually linked by a coordinating conjunctionElaborationslearning how to express ideas...
English > Year 1 > Language > Expressing and developing ideas > ACELA1452
Explore differences in words that represent people, places and things (nouns, including pronouns), happenings and states (verbs), qualities (adjectives) and details such as when, where and how (adverb...
English > Year 2 > Language > Expressing and developing ideas > ACELA1468
Understand that nouns represent people, places, concrete objects and abstract concepts; that there are three types of nouns: common, proper and pronouns; and that noun groups/phrases can be expanded u...
English > Year 1 > Language > Text structure and organisation > ACELA1449
Recognise that different types of punctuation, including full stops, question marks and exclamation marks, signal sentences that make statements, ask questions, express emotion or give commandsElabora...