Learning objects Point of view: newspaper report: adverbs

TLF ID L3117

Examine a model newspaper report to learn about structure and use of adverbial phrases. Read and listen to two witness reports of a skateboarding accident. Identify the two different points of view. Arrange paragraphs for the newspaper report. Select suitable adverbial phrases for the report. Create a headline and choose a photograph. This learning object is one in a series of five objects. Three objects in the series are also packaged as a combined learning object.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify the purpose of a newspaper report.
  • Students produce a newspaper report that expresses a cohesive, balanced point of view.
Educational value
  • Models the structure of a newspaper report and explains linguistic techniques used to express a point of view.
  • Provides two reports involving conflicting points of view.
  • Tests understanding of the role of adverbial phrases in expositions through cloze activities.
  • Includes an option to print a newspaper report upon task completion.
Year level

5; 6

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
    Concept
    • English/Unfamiliar vocabulary
    • English/Visual texts
    • English/Linguistic structures and features
    • English/Critical literacy
    • English/Events
    • English/Sequenced texts
    • English/Text construction
    Skill
    • Analysis;
    • Application;
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Comprehension Activity;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling
    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
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Professor Len Unsworth
    • Organisation: University of New England; School of Education
    • Address: Armidale NSW 2153 Australia
    • URL: http://www.une.edu.au/education/
    • 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
    • Generic
    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.