The Stolen Painting

  • The Stolen Painting
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 7
  • Section: Writing
  • Outcome: Writing a Narrative: The Stolen Painting
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 17554

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum

  • KS2 – Key Stage 2
    • KS2.En3 – Reading
      • Breadth of study

        • KS2.En3.10 – Pupils should also be taught to use writing to help their thinking, investigating, organising and learning.

        • KS2.En3.12 – The range of forms of writing should include narratives, poems, playscripts, reports, explanations, opinions, instructions, reviews, commentaries.

        • KS2.En3.9 – The range of purposes for writing should include:

          • KS2.En3.9.a – To imagine and explore feelings and ideas, focusing on creative uses of language and how to interest the reader

      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Composition

          • KS2.En3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.En3.1.a – Choose form and content to suit a particular purpose [for example, notes to read or organise thinking, plans for action, poetry for pleasure]

            • KS2.En3.1.b – Broaden their vocabulary and use it in inventive ways

            • KS2.En3.1.c – Use language and style that are appropriate to the reader

            • KS2.En3.1.d – Use and adapt the features of a form of writing, drawing on their reading

        • Planning and drafting

          • KS2.En3.2 – To develop their writing on paper and on screen, pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.En3.2.a – Plan - note and develop initial ideas

            • KS2.En3.2.b – Draft - develop ideas from the plan into structured written text

            • KS2.En3.2.c – Revise - change and improve the draft

            • KS2.En3.2.d – Proofread - check the draft for spelling and punctuation errors, omissions and repetitions

            • KS2.En3.2.e – Present - prepare a neat, correct and clear final copy

            • KS2.En3.2.f – Discuss and evaluate their own and others' writing.

    • KS2.En2 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Literature

          • KS2.En2.4 – To develop understanding and appreciation of literary texts, pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.En2.4.c – Identify how character and setting are created, and how plot, narrative structure and themes are developed

Australia – Australian Curriculum

  • Year 6
    • Literature
      • Creating literature

        • ACELT1618 – Create literary texts that adapt or combine aspects of texts students have experienced in innovative ways

        • ACELT1800 – Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts, for example, using imagery, sentence variation, metaphor and word choice

    • Literacy
      • Interpreting, analysing, evaluating

        • ACELY1711 – Analyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a text

      • Creating texts

        • ACELY1714 – 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

New Zealand – National Standards

United States – Common Core State Standards

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • W.5 – Writing
      • Literacy

        • W.5.3 – Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

          • W.5.3.a – Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.