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  • Mapping for topic 6

    The following maps Paying It Forward, Year 5 and Year 6, Topic 6: Our ideal community to the Western Australia syllabuses.

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    Mapping for topic 6 Year 5

    English

    Text structure and organisation

    • Understand that the starting point of a sentence gives prominence to the message in the text and allows for prediction of how the text will unfold (ACELA1505) – activities 2, 3

    Expressing and developing ideas

    • Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clause (ACELA1507) – activities 2, 3
    • Understand how noun groups/phrases and adjective groups/ phrases can be expanded in a variety of ways to provide a fuller description of the person, place, thing or idea (ACELA1508) – activities 2, 3
    • Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contexts (ACELA1512) – activities 2, 3

    Interacting with others

    • Use interaction skills, for example paraphrasing, questioning and interpreting nonverbal cues and choose vocabulary and vocal effects appropriate for different audiences and purposes (ACELY1796) – activities 2, 3
    • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements (ACELY1700) – activity 4

    Creating texts

    • Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience (ACELY1704) – activities 2, 3
    • Re-read and edit student’s own and others’ work using agreed criteria for text structures and language features (ACELY1705) – activities 1, 3
    • Use a range of software including word processing programs with fluency to construct, edit and publish written text, and select, edit and place visual, print and audio elements (ACELY1707) – activity 3

    HASS

    Inquiry and skills

    • Present findings, conclusions and/or arguments, appropriate to audience and purpose, in a range of communication forms (e.g. written, oral, visual, digital, tabular, graphic, maps) and using subject-specific terminology and concepts (WAHASS61) - activities 3, 4
    • Develop a variety of texts, including narratives, descriptions, biographies and persuasive texts, based on information collected from source materials (WAHASS62) – activities 3, 4

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    Mapping for topic 6 Year 6

    English

    Text structure and organisation

    • Understand that cohesive links can be made in texts by omitting or replacing words (ACELA1520) – activities 2, 3

    Expressing and developing ideas

    • Investigate how complex sentences can be used in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend and explain ideas (ACELA1522) – activities 2, 3
    • Understand how ideas can be expanded and sharpened through careful choice of verbs, elaborated tenses and a range of adverb groups/ phrases (ACELA1523) – activities 2, 3
    • Investigate how vocabulary choices, including evaluative language can express shades of meaning, feeling and opinion (ACELA1525) – activities 2, 3

    Interacting with others

    • Use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions such as voice volume, tone, pitch and pace, according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience (ACELY1816) – activities 2, 3
    • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for defined audiences and purposes, making appropriate choices for modality and emphasis (ACELY1710) – activity 4

    Creating texts

    • Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience (ACELY1714) – activities 2, 3
    • Re-read and edit students’ own and others’ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choices (ACELY1715) – activities 1, 3
    • Use a range of software, including word processing programs, learning new functions as required to create texts (ACELY1717) – activity 3

    HASS

    Inquiry and skills

    • Present findings, conclusions and/or arguments, appropriate to audience and purpose, in a range of communication forms (e.g. written, oral, visual, digital, tabular, graphic, maps) and using subject-specific terminology and concepts (WAHASS61) – activities 3, 4
    • Develop a variety of texts, including narratives, descriptions, biographies and persuasive texts, based on information collected from source materials (WAHASS62) – activities 3, 4

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    Mapping for topic 6 general capabilities

    Literacy

    Composing texts through listening, reading, and viewing element

    • 2.1 Compose texts 1, 2, 3
    • 2.2 Compose spoken, written, visual and multimodal learning area texts – activities 1, 2, 3
    • 2.3 Use language to interact with others – activity 1
    • 2.4 Deliver presentations – activity 4

    Text knowledge element

    • 3.1 Use knowledge of text structures – activities 1, 2, 3
    • 3.2 Use knowledge of text cohesion – activities 1, 2, 3

    Grammar knowledge element

    • 4.1 Use knowledge of sentence structures – activities 1, 2, 3
    • 4.2 Use knowledge of words and word groups – activities 1, 2, 3
    • 4.3 Express opinion and point of view

    Word knowledge element

    • 5.1 Understand learning area vocabulary – activities 1, 2, 3
    • 5.2 Use spelling knowledge – activities 1, 2, 3

    Visual knowledge element

    • 6.1 Understand how visual elements create meaning – activities 2, 3

    Information and Communication Technology capability (ICT)

    Investigating with ICT element

    • 2.1 Define and plan information searches – activity 1
    • 2.2 Locate, generate and access data and information – activity 1
    • 2.3 Select and evaluate data and information – activity 1

    Creating with ICT element

    • 3.1 Generate ideas, plans and processes – activity 1
    • 3.2 Generate solutions to challenges and learning area tasks – activities 1, 2

    Managing and operating ICT element

    • 5.1 Select and use hardware and software – activities 2, 3

    Personal and social capability

    Self-awareness element

    • 1.2 Recognise personal qualities and achievements – activity 5
    • 1.4 Develop reflective practice – activity 5

    Self-management element

    • 2.2 Develop self-discipline and set goals – activity 5

    Social awareness element

    • 3.2 Contribute to civil society – activity 3

    Social management element

    • 4.1 Communicate effectively – activity 4
    • 4.2 Work collaboratively – activities 2, 3, 5

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