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Lesson 9: Animal Fact Book – Independent Writing


Exploring Informative Texts Unit Plan - Year 1 and Year 2 | Lesson 9 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson in which students will independently create an informative fact book about an animal.


Australian Curriculum alignment

English > Year 1 > Literacy > Creating texts > ACELY1661
Create short imaginative and informative texts that show emerging use of appropriate text structure, sentence-level grammar, word choice, spelling, punctuation and appropriate multimodal elements, for example illustrations and diagrams.

English > Year 2 > Literacy > Creating texts > ACELY1671
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

English > Year 1 > Literacy > Creating texts > ACELY1662
Reread student's own texts and discuss possible changes to improve meaning, spelling and punctuation.

English > Year 2 > Literacy > Creating texts > ACELY1672
Reread and edit text for spelling, sentence-boundary punctuation and text structure


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