A Report about Giraffes (A Report About Giraffes)

  • A Report about Giraffes (A Report About Giraffes)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 3
  • Section: Writing
  • Outcome: Writing a Report: Giraffes, Kangaroos, Eagles
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 17465

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS1.Y2 – KS1 Year 2
    • Year 2 programme of study
      • KS1.Y2.W.C – Writing - composition

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y2.W.C.4 – Read aloud what they have written with appropriate intonation to make the meaning clear

          • KS1.Y2.W.C.1 – Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by:

          • KS1.Y2.W.C.2 – Consider what they are going to write before beginning by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.2.a: planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.2.b: writing down ideas and/or key words, including new vocabulary

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.2.c: encapsulating what they want to say, sentence by sentence

          • KS1.Y2.W.C.3 – Make simple additions, revisions and corrections to their own writing by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.3.a: evaluating their writing with the teacher and other pupils

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.3.b: rereading to check that their writing makes sense and that verbs to indicate time are used correctly and consistently, including verbs in the continuous form

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.3.c: proofreading to check for errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation (for example, ends of sentences punctuated correctly)

      • KS1.Y2.W.VGP – Writing - vocabulary, grammar and punctuation

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1 – Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1.f: learn how to use the grammar for year 2 in English appendix 2

            • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1.g: learn how to use some features of written standard English

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 2
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1470 – Understand the use of vocabulary about familiar and new topics and experiment with and begin to make conscious choices of vocabulary to suit audience and purpose

    • Literacy
      • Creating texts

        • ACELY1671 – Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.W.4 – Using simple written language features (such as alliteration) and visual language features (such as labelled diagrams) to support meaning

        • Y3.W.1 – Using increasingly specific words and phrases (e.g., adjectives and more precise nouns and verbs) that are appropriate to the content of the text

        • Y3.W.6 – Using a basic text structure to organise their text effectively for its purpose (e.g., a story with a beginning, a middle, and an end)

        • Y3.W.7 – Using both simple and compound sentences that vary in their beginnings and lengths (and in the simple conjunctions used) and that are usually grammatically correct

        • Y3.W.8 – Attempting to write complex sentences

        • Y3.W.9 – Constructing sentences in which the tenses are mostly consistent

        • Y3.W.10 – Using capital letters, full stops, question marks, and exclamation marks correctly

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 2 – Grade 2
    • W.2 – Writing
      • Literacy

        • W.2.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

      • Literacy

        • W.2.5 – With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.