Learning objects Visit us: tourist information website

TLF ID L5996

Explore facts about towns and tourist attractions in Central Western New South Wales. Build information reports for a tourism website. Use a model text structure and images to build information reports about Western Plains Zoo, Warrumbungle Range and Parkes. Choose titles, words and images that suit your audience and support your message. For example, use technical words such as 'open-range zoo' and 'radio telescope' to describe tourist attractions. Use aspects of visual grammar to choose an image focused on the most relevant part of a scene. Link ideas through the layout, paragraphs and headings.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students explore how language choices construct the factual content in a text.
  • Students choose titles, sentences and images to create a web page that supports a positive evaluative stance.
  • Students connect multimodal elements of a tourism web page.
  • Students identify how multimodal choices contribute to factual content and evaluative stance.
Educational value
  • Models how language and multimodal choices communicate factual information and construct an evaluative stance.
  • Explains how elements of an information report contribute to the overall meaning.
  • Relates nouns (especially proper nouns) to their context.
  • Describes features of illustrations that affect their suitability for reinforcing the message in a text.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Literacy
    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
    • 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
    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.