Adages

  • Grade: Year 7
    Activity type: Tutorial

Adages

Course
English
Grade
Year 7
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Adages
Activity Type
Tutorial
Activity ID
27921

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This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

  • Year 6
    • Literature
      • Examining literature

        • ACELT1617 – Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verse

      • Creating literature

        • 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

  • 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

  • Y4 – Year 4
    • Y4.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y4.R.4 – Working out the meanings of unfamiliar phrases and expressions (e.g., figures of speech) by drawing on their oral language and the context

    • Y4.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y4.W.5 – Using written language features (such as similes and onomatopoeia) and visual language features (such as illustrations and diagrams) to support meaning

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.3 – Understanding that words and phrases can have figurative as well as literal meanings and that some words have different meanings depending on the context

        • Y5&6.R.4 – Recognising basic grammatical constructions and understanding how these affect meaning

        • Y5&6.R.5 – Identifying the specific language features and structures of many common continuous and non-continuous text types (including mixed text types)

    • Y5&6 – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.W.2 – Selecting vocabulary that is appropriate to the topic, register, and purpose (e.g., academic and subject-specific vocabulary appropriate for specific learning areas or precise and descriptive words to create a mental image)

        • Y5&6.W.3 – Using written language features (such as emotive vocabulary) and visual language features (such as headings, charts, or maps) to extend or clarify meaning and to engage their audience

        • Y5&6.W.4 – Using their knowledge of how words work (e.g., knowledge of diverse phoneme-grapheme relationships, of common, reliable spelling rules and conventions, and of the meanings and spellings of morphemes), along with their knowledge of word derivations, to fluently and correctly encode most unfamiliar words, including words of many syllables

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • L.5 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.5.6 – Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).

        • L.5.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

          • L.5.4.a – Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

        • L.5.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

          • L.5.5.b – Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

      • Literacy

        • L.5.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.5.2.e – Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • L.3 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.3.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

          • L.3.5.a – Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • L.4 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.4.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

          • L.4.5.b – Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.