Thursday, 26 April 2012

The Echidna and the Shade Tree - Australian Curriculum - Year 2 English Literature Plan

The Echidna and the Shade Tree
The details of this lesson and the way it links to the Australian Curriculum as are follows:

Learning Area: English
Focus Strand: Literature
Focus Sub Strands: Creating Literature
Content Description: Create events and characters using different media that develop key events and characters from literary texts (ACELT1593)

Focus Strand: Literature
Focus Sub Strands: Literature and Context
Content Description: Discuss how depictions of characters in print, sound and images reflect the contexts in which they were created (ACELT1587)

Focus Strand: Literacy
Focus Sub Strands: Interpreting, Anaylising, Evaluating
Content Description: Identify the audience of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts (ACELY1668)

The text is called "The Echidna and the Shade Tree" by Mona Green

Click HERE to download/view the teacher's lesson plan.When you click the link it will open in Google Docs. When that screen opens, click on FILE and then DOWLOAD.
Here is a photo of the T-Chart developed with the students in Session 1:
Here is a student work sample of the Story Map from Session 2:

You can download a copy of the blank story map for use in your classroom by clicking HERE

 The Conference Sheet for Session 3 can be downloaded by clicking HERE