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Assessment resource Digital story: Tony’s Adventure: assessment

TLF ID L9763

Test your understanding of audience requirements by turning a print narrative story, designed for 10- to 11-year-old children, into a digital book with illustrations and voice narration. Read a survey to find out what different age groups like to read and what kind of illustrations they enjoy. Select illustrations to suit the story and to match the preferences of 10- to 11-year-olds. Listen to and choose voice narration that matches the story and the target age group. View and print a report of your results. This assessment object is one in a series of four objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students evaluate the purpose and features of illustrations to match story and target age group.
  • Students evaluate the purpose and features of voice narration to match story and target age group.
Educational value
  • Assesses student understanding of audience requirements for illustration and voice narration.
  • Provides illustration choices to construct a digital book.
  • Provides audio narration choices to construct a digital book.
  • Demonstrates use of surveys in assessing target audiences.
  • Includes an option to view progress at any point in the assessment.
  • Includes an option to play the completed digital story.
  • Includes a printable report of the student's performance.
Year level

7; 8

Learning area
  • english
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
  • English/Literature
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Listening activity;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling;
    • Communication activity;
    • Roleplay

    Other details

    • Script writer
    • Name: Marcelle Holiday
    • Address: Little Hartley NSW 2790 Australia
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL:
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Dr Dr Joanne O'Mara
    • Organisation: Deakin University; Faculty of Education
    • Address: Burwood VIC 3125 Australia
    • URL:
    • Technical implementer
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Trevor Poultney
    • Address: Fitzroy VIC 3065 Australia
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Assessment 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.