World heritage: Kakadu information display

TLF ID L5813

Look at descriptions of Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory. Help a park ranger to sort facts and pictures for an information display. Use a model structure, sample text and images to build a description for visitors. Include sections on the park's location, wildlife and cultural importance.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify the purpose, audience and context for an information report.
  • Students use a template text structure to construct an information report.
  • Students know and use cohesion including subheadings to organise and link ideas in a text.
  • Students apply verbal grammar including a range of specialist words.
Educational value
  • Models text structure, features and language of an information report (including grammatical and cohesive structures).
  • Includes authentic images, geographic, cultural and wildlife information about Kakadu National Park.
  • Provides an option to print a completed information report, including graphics.
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • English;
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
  • Humanities and Social Sciences/Knowledge and understanding
  • Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography
    Concept
    • English/Everyday texts
    • English/Text construction
    • English/Unfamiliar vocabulary
    • English/Visual texts
    • English/Critical literacy
    • English/Linguistic structures and features
    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
    • Technical implementer
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 2016-09-27
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    • Copyright holder
    • Date of contribution: 2016-09-27
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Metadata contributors
    • Resource metadata contributed by
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
    Browsers
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 11.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 7.0 (MacOS) - maximum version: 7.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • ms-windows - minimum version: 7 - maximum version: 10
    • macos - minimum version: v7.1 - maximum version: OS X 10.10 Yosemite
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.