Learning objects Finish the story: car crash: assessment

TLF ID L9768

Assess your ability to edit a comic book story about a romance where a couple have an argument, and then one person is involved in a car crash. Look closely at the narrative to make it more exciting and complete. Choose an ending. Improve the story by adding adverbial phrases and similes, and by linking sentences using conjunctions. Write a concluding sentence that completes the story. View and print a report of your results. This assessment object is one in a series of three objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students complete a narrative to suit the social context, audience and purpose (a romance story).
  • Students revise a narrative to improve language choice and usage.
  • Students build effective sentences by using verbal grammar including conjunctions, similes and adverbial phrases of place and time.
Educational value
  • Assesses student use of text features such as conjunctions, similes and adverbial phrases of place and time within a narrative text structure.
  • Highlights importance of audience and purpose when making language choices.
  • Engages students with narrative text as an item of popular culture.
  • Includes a printable report of a student's performance.
  • Provides a mechanism for the teacher to comment on a student's learning progress.
Year level

5; 6; 7

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
    Skill
    • Knowledge;
    • Comprehension;
    • Application;
    • Analysis
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Modelling;
    • Multiple choice questions;
    • Comprehension activity
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Script writer
    • Name: Marcelle Holliday
    • Address: Little Hartley NSW 2790 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Marcelle Holliday
    • Address: Little Hartley NSW 2790 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu
    • Subject matter expert
    • Organisation: Trevor Poultney
    • Address: Fitzroy North VIC 3068 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Dr Joanne O’Mara
    • Organisation: Deakin University, Faculty of Education
    • Address: Burwood VIC 3125 Australia
    • URL: http://www.deakin.edu.au/
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    Browsers
    • 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: 1
    • 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.
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.