English / Year 9 / Language / Expressing and developing ideas

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand how certain abstract nouns can be used to summarise preceding or subsequent stretches of text (ACELA1559)

Elaborations
  • exploring sections of academic and technical texts and analysing the use of abstract nouns to compact and distil information, structure argument and summarise preceding explanations
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Nouns

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.

Interactive Resource

Syllabus bites: Visual literacy

A resource with information, study guides and resources on visual literacy to support the English K-10 Australian Curriculum in English. It provides a series of activities, guidelines and tasks about visual texts from a variety of sources. Contains writing scaffolds, templates and proformas for responding and composing ...

Interactive Resource

BBC Skillswise: What are word types?

This is a multilayered resource about the following word types: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, connectives, prepositions and pronouns. It includes a video set in the workplace, two factsheets and four worksheets that provide an explanation of various word types and exercises in identifying and using them, and two multiple ...

Interactive resource

Visit us: tourist information website

Explore facts about towns and tourist attractions in Central Western New South Wales. Build information reports for a tourism website. Use a model text structure and images to build information reports about Western Plains Zoo, Warrumbungle Range and Parkes. Choose titles, words and images that suit your audience and support ...

Interactive Resource

Adding '-es' to words ending in '-o'

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of ten words illustrating the spelling pattern that some words that end in '-o' after a consonant need the addition of '-es' to form the plural. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its ...

Teacher resource

Seven billion people, seven billion stories: What makes a compelling life story?

This is a unit of inquiry made up of 12 learning sequences for year 9 in the English for the Australian Curriculum resource. Each learning sequence contains a series of resources, suggested activities to carry out with students and a post-activity reflection. This unit gives students experiences of listening to, viewing ...

Moving Image

Going into battle for graphic novels

Many readers love comic books and graphic novels. According to the four graphic novelists in this discussion, not everybody shares this enthusiasm! As you listen to their discussion, consider how the language we use in everyday conversations can work to judge and even disempower others. This clip is one in a series of four.