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Learning objects Show and tell: here, boy!

TLF ID L1280

Watch a short cartoon about a dog in a backyard. Select phrases to create sentences and build a basic factual recount. Rearrange the phrases to create the best word order in the sentences. Who was involved? What did they do? When, where or how did they do it? Add adjectives and adverbs to make the story clearer and funnier. Choose a picture to go with the recount. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students construct recounts.
  • Students associate a range of types of texts with their category names such as recounts.
  • Students identify and use verbs (processes) and subjects (participants) in texts.
  • Students review and improve texts using metalanguage.
  • Students choose an appropriate image to accompany a text description.
Educational value
  • Provides opportunities to interpret an animated cartoon.
  • Tests comprehension and key concepts through cloze activities to construct a recount.
  • Provides language elements to be arranged into sentences.
  • Includes images to accompany a recount.
  • Progressively increases the level of difficulty throughout the learning object.
  • Includes an option to print a recount upon task completion.
Year level

4; 5; 6; 7; 8

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
    Concept
    • English/Multimedia texts
    • English/Comprehension
    • English/Brief texts
    • English/Critical literacy
    Skill
    • Knowledge;
    • Comprehension;
    • Application;
    • Analysis
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Modelling;
    • Multiple choice questions;
    • Comprehension activity
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Script writer
    • Name: Marcelle Holliday
    • Address: Little Hartley NSW 2790 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Marcelle Holliday
    • Address: Little Hartley NSW 2790 Australia
    • Script writer
    • Name: Alwyn Evans
    • Organisation: The Literary Institute
    • Address: Yanchep WA 6035 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Professor Len Unsworth
    • Organisation: University of New England; School of Education
    • Address: Armidale NSW 2351 Australia
    • URL: http://www.une.edu.au/education/
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.