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English Unit: Excellent Editing

English Unit: Excellent Editing
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Description

This unit plan is a great way to introduce students to basic editing skills. The unit contains a presentation that walks students through the strategies, a student reference card, accompanying worksheets and activities. At the completion of the unit, there is an assessment for teachers to utilise to assess student learning. 
 

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  • Relief Teachers
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Curriculum Codes

AC9E1LA10 9

Understand that written language uses punctuation such as full stops, question marks and exclamation marks, and uses capital letters for familiar proper nouns

AC9E1LY06 9

Create and re-read to edit short written and/or multimodal texts to report on a topic, express an opinion or recount a real or imagined event, using grammatically correct simple sentences, some topic-specific vocabulary, sentence boundary punctuation and correct spelling of some one- and two-syllable words

ACELA1449 8.4

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 commands

ACELY1662 8.4

Re-read student’s own texts and discuss possible changes to improve meaning, spelling and punctuation

EN1-9B old

Uses basic grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary appropriate to the type of text when responding to and composing texts

EN1-2A old

Plans, composes and reviews a small range of simple texts for a variety of purposes on familiar topics for known readers and viewers

EN1-3A old

Composes texts using letters of consistent size and slope and uses digital technologies

EN1-OLC-01 new

Communicates effectively by using interpersonal conventions and language to extend and elaborate ideas for social and learning interactions

EN1-REFLU-01 new

Sustains reading unseen texts with automaticity and prosody and self-corrects errors

EN1-VOCAB-01 new

Understands and effectively uses Tier 1, taught Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary to extend and elaborate ideas

EN1-SPELL-01 new

Applies phonological, orthographic and morphological generalisations and strategies when spelling words in a range of writing contexts

EN1-PHOKW-01 new

Uses initial and extended phonics, including vowel digraphs, trigraphs to decode and encode words when reading and creating texts

EN1-CWT-01 new

Plans, creates and revises texts written for different purposes, including paragraphs, using knowledge of vocabulary, text features and sentence structure

EN1-HANDW-01 new

Uses a legible, fluent and automatic handwriting style, and digital technology, including word-processing applications, when creating texts

EN1-UARL-01 new

Understands and responds to literature by creating texts using similar structures, intentional language choices and features appropriate to audience and purpose

VCELA190

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 commands

VCELY194

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

VCELY195

Reread student's own texts and discuss possible changes to improve meaning, spelling and punctuation

VCELY197

Construct texts that incorporate supporting images using software including word processing programs

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Reviews
Jannette Farley
Posted 1 year ago
a good resource to assist students edit their work