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The Story Remix

The Story Remix
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Description

A fantastic activity to encourage students to explore different contexts and character portrayals. 

Students are divided into groups and provided with a well-known story (e.g., Cinderella). Each group is tasked to come up with a creative twist or variation to the story and act it out. 
 

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
Curriculum Codes

AC9E3LE04 9

Discuss the effects of some literary devices used to enhance meaning and shape the reader’s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose

AC9E3LE03 9

Discuss how an author uses language and illustrations to portray characters and settings in texts, and explore how the settings and events influence the mood of the narrative

AC9E3LE01 9

Discuss characters, events and settings in different contexts in literature by First Nations Australian, and wide-ranging Australian and world authors and illustrators

AC9E3LE02 9

Discuss connections between personal experiences and character experiences in literary texts and share personal preferences

ACELT1594 8.4

Discuss texts in which characters, events and settings are portrayed in different ways, and speculate on the authors’ reasons

ACELT1596 8.4

Draw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts, and share responses with others

ACELT1598 8.4

Develop criteria for establishing personal preferences for literature

ACELT1599 8.4

Discuss how language is used to describe the settings in texts, and explore how the settings shape the events and influence the mood of the narrative

ACELT1600 8.4

Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the reader’s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose

EN2-10C old

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

EN2-11D old

Responds to and composes a range of texts that express viewpoints of the world similar to and different from their own

EN2-12E old

Recognises and uses an increasing range of strategies to reflect on their own and others’ learning

EN2-8B old

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

EN2-OLC-01 new

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

EN2-VOCAB-01 new

Builds knowledge and use of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary through interacting, wide reading and writing, and by defining and analysing words

EN2-RECOM-01 new

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

EN2-UARL-01 new

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

VCELT274

Discuss texts in which characters, events and settings are portrayed in different ways, and speculate on the authors’ reasons

VCELT251

Draw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts, and share responses with others

VCELT252

Develop criteria for establishing personal preferences for literature

VCELT253

Discuss how language is used to describe the settings in texts, and explore how the settings shape the events and influence the mood of the narrative

VCELT254

Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the reader’s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose

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