Make it happen: plan a party

TLF ID L8289

Prepare an invitation to your birthday party. Include a statement, photo and important details such as address, phone number and reply date. Choose items of food to buy for the party. Use a map to select shops where you can buy the food you need. Complete a photo album of the party by selecting captions to match the photos.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify the purpose and components of a notice by assembling an invitation.
  • Students identify food items that are suitable for a birthday party.
  • Students use a map to select shops where they can buy certain types of food items.
  • Students discriminate between words to select an appropriate caption.
Educational value
  • Provides a model of the social purpose and features of an invitation.
  • Illustrates the purpose and features of written communication.
  • 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
    • Organisation: Penn Short and Erica Dale; MassMedia Studios Pty Ltd
    • Address: Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia
    • URL: http://www.massmedia.com.au/
    • Subject matter expert
    • Organisation: 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: 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-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia (CC BY-SA 3.0 AU) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/.