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English / Year 7 / Language / Text structure and organisation

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand the use of punctuation to support meaning in complex sentences with prepositional phrases and embedded clauses (ACELA1532)

Elaborations
  • discussing how qualifying statements add meaning to opinions and views in spoken texts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Punctuation,  Complex sentences

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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.

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Putting the comma in its place

This resource focuses on how to use commas correctly, with information, links and activities. This resource supports the Australian Curriculum in English K–10.

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When do I use a semicolon?

This resource focuses on how to use semicolons correctly, with information, links and activities. This resource supports the Australian Curriculum in English K–10.

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When do I use a colon?

This resource focuses on how to use colons correctly, with information, links and activities. This resource supports the Australian Curriculum in English K–10.

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Putting speech marks in their place

This resource focuses on how to use speech marks correctly, with information, links and activities. This resource supports the Australian Curriculum in English K–10.

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Syllabus bites: Exploring Asia-related texts

This resource has information, links and study guides on Asia-related texts to support the Australian Curriculum in English for Year 7, 8, 9, 10.

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How to use indirect speech

This resource focuses on how to use indirect speech correctly, with information, links and activities. This resource supports the Australian Curriculum in English K–10.

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Finish the story: car crash: assessment

Assess your ability to edit a comic book story about a romance where a couple have an argument, and then one person is involved in a car crash. Look closely at the narrative to make it more exciting and complete. Choose an ending. Improve the story by adding adverbial phrases and similes, and by linking sentences using ...

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BBC Skillswise: who owns what - activity

This is a multilevel activity about apostrophes of possession. At each level students are presented with two nouns, one the 'owner/s' and the other what is 'owned', and asked to enter them with an apostrophe added. Once ten pairs of words have been attempted, students' work is corrected and the right answers are displayed. ...

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Teaching AC English

This is a resource for instructional leaders and teachers containing video vignettes and supporting text that demonstrate differentiation and explicit teaching of the Australian Curriculum: English in the areas of reading, spelling, punctuation and grammar across a range of classrooms from Foundation to year 10. The vignettes ...