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Learning objects Make it happen: plan a school play

TLF ID L8291

Create a poster for a school play. Include a picture and important details such as ticket prices, location and phone number. Choose items to buy for the school play. Use a map to select shops where you can buy the items you need. Complete a photo album of the school play by selecting captions to match the photos. This learning object is one in a series of six objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify the purpose and components of an advertisement by assembling a poster for a school play.
  • Students identify items that are suitable for a school play.
  • Students use a map to select shops where they can buy certain types of items.
  • Students discriminate between words to select an appropriate caption.
Educational value
  • Provides a model of the purpose and features of a poster.
  • 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
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy

    Other details

    • 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: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL:
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    • 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
    Platform requirements
    • This object may not display correctly on the Mac OS X platform in Safari unless viewed with Flash 9 Player 9, 0, 24 (for Safari). Use of earlier increments of the Flash 9 Player may result in playback issues on both PowerPC and Intel based hardware. Indications of an incompatible player are looping and/or flashing animations which are likely to relate to flawed interaction with the API or rendering engine Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256 kbit/s or faster.
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.