English / Year 3 / Literature / Responding to literature

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop criteria for establishing personal preferences for literature (ACELT1598)

Elaborations
  • building a conscious understanding of preference regarding topics and genres of personal interest (for example humorous short stories, school and family stories, mysteries, fantasy and quest, series books)
  • selecting and discussing favourite texts and explaining their reasons for assigning greater or lesser merit to particular texts or types of texts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Reviewing (Texts)

Interactive Resource

Syllabus bites – responding to literature

A web page with information, teacher guides and resources on responding to texts. This resource supports the NSW English K-10 syllabus.

Teacher resource

Starting Smart: playing by the rules: entertain and persuade

This curriculum resource package provides teachers with background information, lesson plans, activities and resources for a ten-week unit of work for students in years 1-3. The unit focus is on developing and extending students’ knowledge and understandings of narrative and persuasive texts. The lessons use a range of ...

Teacher resource

Starting Smart: my heritage: entertain, inform and persuade

This curriculum resource package provides teachers with background information, lesson plans, activities and resources for a ten-week unit of work. The focus is on developing and extending students’ knowledge and understandings of texts that inform and persuade. The seven lesson plans model a range of literacy teaching ...

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USGS stories

This resource is a web page with links to three fictional stories about a declining bee population, helping wildlife and climate change. Each story has an animal as a main character; the stories include: Beatrice the bee; Emily’s bluebird; and The perils of Polina - a polar bear. Each story can be read sequentially by using ...