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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACELY1694

English / Year 4 / Literacy / Creating texts
Content description
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features
Elaborations
  1. using research from print and digital resources to gather ideas, integrating information from a range of sources; selecting text structure and planning how to group ideas into paragraphs to sequence content, and choosing vocabulary to suit topic and communication purpose
  2. using appropriate simple, compound and complex sentences to express and combine ideas
  3. using grammatical features including different types of verb groups/phrases, noun groups/phrases, adverb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases for effective descriptions as related to purpose and context (for example, development of a character’s actions or a description in a report)
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/3
    Sustainability
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking
Modes
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/w
    Writing