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Pop star puzzle

TLF ID L864

Work out what happened to a missing celebrity. Examine clues in a rubbish bin. Note key dates and times of evidence such as a hairdresser's receipt and an invitation. Sort the evidence into chronological order. Use a model structure and sample paragraphs to build your own newspaper article: headline, introduction, summary of events and picture.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Helps students to build a recount by focusing on order, verbal grammar and reorientation.
  • Provides opportunities to interpret a range of texts used in different social contexts, social purposes and audiences.
  • Encourages students to use cohesion to connect ideas across texts and organise text using signposting.
  • Includes a model recount and cloze activities with multiple-choice options.
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • English

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Roar Film\; Roar Educational Multimedia
  • Organization: Roar Film\; Roar Educational Multimedia
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: TAS, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.roarfilm.com.au/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Alwyn Evans
  • Description: Script writer
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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/.