Make it happen: find a dog-walker

TLF ID L8287

Honey the dog needs someone to walk her in the mornings. Create a notice to find someone to walk Honey. Include a statement, photo and important details such as contact address and phone number. Select places to put up the notice. Consider the replies to your notice when deciding who is to walk Honey. Look for the dog-walker at the locations on the map. Match captions to photos in Honey's album.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify the purpose and components of an advertisement by assembling a notice to find someone to walk a dog.
  • Students identify locations suitable to place a notice.
  • Students gather information by reading and listening to spoken and written messages.
  • Students identify a location on the map by matching the information in the message to the label.
Educational value
  • Provides a model of the purpose and features of an advertisement.
  • Illustrates the purpose and features of written, telephone and personal communication.
  • Tests comprehension through a series of different texts such as a note and telephone message.
  • Provides feedback when students make decisions in response to information in the text and audio.
  • Provides a caption-matching exercise for students to apply comprehension skills.
  • Includes audio to support reading and comprehension.
  • Facilitates modelling and class participation via an interactive whiteboard. For example, strong colours and clear graphics are easily visible in a classroom setting.
Year level

1; 2

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Script writer
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Marcelle Holliday
    • Address: Little Hartley NSW 2790 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Lynda Matthews
    • Address: Mount Barker SA 5251 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 2016-10-06
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    • Copyright holder
    • Date of contribution: 2016-10-06
    • 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: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 11 (MS-Windows)
    • Mozilla - minimum version: (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-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia (CC BY-SA 3.0 AU) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/.