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ACELT1605 classroom teaching resources

Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

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 tension

Elaborations

  • examining the author’s description of a character’s appearance, behaviour and speech and noting how the character’s development is evident through his or her dialogue and changing relationships and the reactions of other characters to him or her (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • identifying pivotal points in the plot where characters are faced with choices and commenting on how the author makes us care about their decisions and consequences (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)

(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )