English / Year 2 / Language / Text structure and organisation

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Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns and commas are used to separate items in lists (ACELA1465)

Elaborations
  • talking about how a comma can be used to separate two or more elements in a list, for example ‘At the museum they saw a tiger, a dinosaur and two snakes’
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Exclamation marks,  Question marks

Interactive Resource

Syllabus bites: types of sentences

A web page resource with information, teacher guides and activities on types of sentences to support the Australian Curriculum in English K–10. It has detailed activities, links to resources and quizzes.

Teacher resource

Playing with texts

This teaching resource contains a variety of interactive activities that will engage your early years students with narrative and informative texts. Use its selection of enjoyable game-based learning experiences to explore text types, characters, settings, narrative sequencing, story mapping and strategies for adding meaning ...

Interactive Resource

The sentence: capital letters and full stops

This is an interactive punctuation resource focusing on capital letters and full stops, containing nine examples for the user to complete. Each example presents the user with one or two unedited sentences that must be punctuated with capitals and full stops, before the user can view the correct answer. The three main editing ...

Moving Image

A song about goannas

Goannas are a type of Australian lizards. Listen to the lyrics of the song performed by Don Spencer that asks lots of fun questions about goannas. Watch some goannas moving through the bush and looking for food.