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Point of view: newspaper report

TLF ID L935

Examine a model newspaper report to learn about structure and use of verbs, adverbial phrases and pronouns. Read and listen to two witness reports of a skateboarding accident. Identify the two different points of view. Arrange paragraphs for the newspaper report. Select suitable verbs and adverbial phrases for the report. Create a headline and choose a photograph.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Models the structure of a newspaper report and explains linguistic techniques used to express a point of view.
  • Provides two reports involving conflicting points of view.
  • Tests understanding of the role of past tense verbs and adverbial phrases in expositions through cloze activities.
  • Connects pronouns to the person they refer to.
  • Includes an option to print a newspaper report upon task completion.
Year level

3; 4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • English

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Fraynework Multimedia
  • Organization: Fraynework Multimedia
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.fraynework.com.au/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Marcelle Holliday
  • Description: Script writer
  • Person: Marcelle Holliday
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Person: Professor Len Unsworth
  • Description: Educational validator
  • 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
  • Hearing independence
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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/.