English / Year 6 / Literacy / Creating texts

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Curriculum content descriptions

Re-read and edit students’ own and others’ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choices (ACELY1715)

Elaborations
  • editing for coherence, sequence, effective choice of vocabulary, opening devices, dialogue and description, humour and pathos, as appropriate to the task and audience
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Editing

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