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English Unit: Rowan of Rin

English Unit: Rowan of Rin
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This Rowan of Rin book unit was created around our Upper Primary Hero’s Journey resources, designed to help you with fantasy and Sci-fi books in your classroom. Along with these great resources, we have an original title page for the workbook, book-specific worksheets (including some fun ones for fast finishers), and a presentation with summaries, questions and activities for every chapter.

Lesson Structure
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9E5LE04 9

Examine the effects of imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, and sound devices in narratives, poetry and songs

AC9E4LE02 9

describe the effects of text structures and language features in literary texts when responding to and sharing opinions

AC9E4LY03 9

Identify the characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

AC9E5LE05 9

Create and edit literary texts, experimenting with figurative language, storylines, characters and settings from texts students have experienced

AC9E5LE02 9

Present an opinion on a literary text using specific terms about literary devices, text structures and language features, and reflect on the viewpoints of others

AC9E6LY04 9

Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, monitoring meaning and evaluating the use of structural features; for example, table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings

AC9E6LE05 9

Create and edit literary texts that adapt plot structure, characters, settings and/or ideas from texts students have experienced, and experiment with literary devices

AC9E4LE01 9

Recognise similar storylines, ideas and relationships in different contexts in literary texts by First Nations Australian, and wide-ranging Australian and world authors

AC9E5LY03 9

Explain characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

AC9E5LY04 9

Navigate and read texts for specific purposes, monitoring meaning using strategies such as skimming, scanning and confirming

ACELT1611 8.4

Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes

ACELY1701 8.4

Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

ACELY1702 8.4

Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning

ACELT1800 8.4

Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts, for example, using imagery, sentence variation, metaphor and word choice

ACELY1712 8.4

Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings

ACELT1609 8.4

Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the viewpoints of others

ACELY1690 8.4

Identify characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

ACELT1604 8.4

Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features of literary texts

ACELT1603 8.4

Discuss literary experiences with others, sharing responses and expressing a point of view

ACELT1795 8.4

Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features on particular audiences

ACELT1602 8.4

Make connections between the ways different authors may represent similar storylines, ideas and relationships

EN2-10C old

Thinks imaginatively, creatively and interpretively about information, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts

EN2-4A old

Uses an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies

EN2-8B old

Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter

EN3-2A old

Composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts

EN3-1A old

Communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features

EN3-5B old

Discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts

EN3-7C old

Thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts

EN3-3A old

Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

EN3-UARL-02 new

Analyses representations of ideas in literature through genre and theme that reflect perspective and context, argument and authority, and adapts these representations when creating texts

EN3-UARL-01 new

Analyses representations of ideas in literature through narrative, character, imagery, symbol and connotation, and adapts these representations when creating texts

EN3-HANDW-02 new

Selects digital technologies to suit audience and purpose to create texts

EN3-HANDW-01 new

Sustains a legible, fluent and automatic handwriting style

EN3-SPELL-01 new

Automatically applies taught phonological, orthographic and morphological generalisations and strategies when spelling in a range of contexts, and justifies spelling strategies used to spell unfamiliar words

EN3-CWT-01 new

Plans, creates and revises written texts for multiple purposes and audiences through selection of text features, sentence-level grammar, punctuation and word-level language

EN3-RECOM-01 new

Fluently reads and comprehends texts for wide purposes, analysing text structures and language, and by monitoring comprehension

EN3-VOCAB-01 new

Extends Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary through interacting, wide reading and writing, morphological analysis and generating precise definitions for specific contexts

EN3-OLC-01 new

Communicates to wide audiences with social and cultural awareness, by interacting and presenting, and by analysing and evaluating for understanding

EN2-UARL-01 new

Identifies and describes how ideas are represented in literature and strategically uses similar representations when creating texts

EN2-RECOM-01 new

Reads and comprehends texts for wide purposes using knowledge of text structures and language, and by monitoring comprehension

EN2-OLC-01 new

Communicates with familiar audiences for social and learning purposes, by interacting, understanding and presenting

VCELT314

Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features on particular audiences

VCELY318

Navigate and read imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by interpreting structural features, including tables of content, glossaries, chapters, headings and subheadings and applying appropriate text processing strategies, including monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning

VCELT327

Create literary texts that experiment with structures, ideas and stylistic features of selected authors

VCELT356

Create literary texts that adapt or combine aspects of texts students have experienced in innovative ways

VCELY320

Analyse the text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

VCELT328

Create literary texts using realistic and fantasy settings and characters that draw on the worlds represented in texts students have experienced

VCELY346

Select, navigate and read increasingly complex texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies to recall information and consolidate meaning

VCELT336

Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the viewpoints of others

VCELT316

Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes

VCELT283

Describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features of literary texts

VCELT306

Discuss literary experiences with others, sharing responses and expressing a point of view

VCELT282

Make connections between the ways different authors may represent similar storylines, ideas and relationships

VCELT355

Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts

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Reviews
Jill Baxter
Posted 2 years ago
QLD, Australia
Thankyou for this resource. As a relief teacher it has great ideas to support teachers and students.