Sunday, 17 March 2013

Australian Curriculum: English Year 3 Learning Sequence

The following Year 3 learning sequence was developed by Year 3/4 teacher Melissa Bennett in our work as a Teacher Development School. The sequence is linked to The Australian Curriculum - English content descriptions. 
You can access The Australian Curriculum by clicking this link:
This sequence was developed using the literary text,
“The Twits” by Roald Dahl
Please note that the planning template we have used only contains those content descriptions that directly link to the Literature strand. 

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 DOWNLOAD.

A copy of some of the comprehension tools used during the learning sequence are available for you to download by clicking on the images below. This will open a new screen in Google Docs. Then click on FILE and DOWNLOAD.

Our next Woodlands Australian Curriculum Implementation (WACI) Club is on April 10 from 4pm to 5pm at Woodlands PS.  We are focusing on "create texts"! To register please go to the Institute for Professional Learning Online Calendar which can be accessed by clicking this link:

Or for more details please email

Copyright notice for use of Australian Curriculum material

In regards to the planning tool in this post:

© Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority 2013.
This is an extract from the Australian Curriculum.
ACARA neither endorses nor verifies the accuracy of the information provided and accepts no responsibility for incomplete or inaccurate information. In particular, ACARA does not endorse or verify that:

  • The content descriptions are solely for a particular year and subject;
  • All the content descriptions for that year and subject have been used; and
  • The author’s material aligns with the Australian Curriculum content descriptions for the relevant year and subject.
You can find the unaltered and most up to date version of this material at This material is reproduced with the permission of ACARA.


  1. Fantastic! Karen Jones Tacking Point Public School

  2. Thankyou very much. Hone Matete Toormina PS

  3. Hi I am attending UQ's Master of Teaching (primary) program. We have been asked to design our own unit with 8 lesson plans in the area of science. Is it possible to send a pdf copy? My email is Thank you and I look forward to hearing back from you.

    Erin Collins