This wonderful unit focused on using quotation marks introduces students to the use of quotation marks, their function, why we use them, and most importantly, how to use them correctly.
Students will learn how to punctuate text within quotation marks, and how to structure character dialogue when writing narrative texts.
Create and edit literary texts by adapting structures and language features of familiar literary texts through drawing, writing, performance and digital tools
Create events and characters using different media that develop key events and characters from literary texts
Innovate on familiar texts by experimenting with character, setting or plot
Plans, composes and reviews a small range of simple texts for a variety of purposes on familiar topics for known readers and viewers
Communicates effectively by using interpersonal conventions and language to extend and elaborate ideas for social and learning interactions
Understands and effectively uses Tier 1, taught Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary to extend and elaborate ideas
Plans, creates and revises texts written for different purposes, including paragraphs, using knowledge of vocabulary, text features and sentence structure
Understands and responds to literature by creating texts using similar structures, intentional language choices and features appropriate to audience and purpose