• Historical Recount Poster (How To write An Historical Recount)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 7
  • Section: Writing
  • Outcome: Writing a Historical Recount: A Letter From Captain James Cook
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 19433

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

This activity is not included in United Kingdom–National Curriculum

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Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • 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 expand/collapse

This activity is not included in New Zealand–National Standards

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

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

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

        • W.5.4 – Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

      • Literacy

        • W.5.10 – Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

      • Literacy

        • W.5.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

          • W.5.2.a – Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

          • W.5.2.b – Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.