Information Report -Elephants (A Report about Elephants)

  • Information Report -Elephants (A Report about Elephants)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 2
  • Section: Writing
  • Outcome: Writing a Report: Elephants
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 17448


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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS1 – Key Stage 1
    • KS1.En3 – Writing
      • Breadth of study

        • KS1.En3.12 – The range of forms of writing should include narratives, poems, notes, lists, captions, records, messages, instructions.

        • KS1.En3.9 – The range of purposes for writing should include:

      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Composition

          • KS1.En3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS1.En3.1.b – Sequence events and recount them in appropriate detail

            • KS1.En3.1.c – Put their ideas into sentences

            • KS1.En3.1.d – Use a clear structure to organise their writing

            • KS1.En3.1.e – Vary their writing to suit the purpose and reader

        • Planning and drafting

          • KS1.En3.2 – Working with the teacher and with others, in order to develop their writing, pupils should be taught to:

            • KS1.En3.2.b – Assemble and develop ideas on paper and on screen

    • KS1.En2 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Language structure and variation

          • KS1.En2.4 – To read texts with greater accuracy and understanding, pupils should be taught about the characteristics of different types of text [for example, beginnings and endings in stories, use of captions].

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 1
    • Language
      • Text structure and organisation

        • ACELA1447 – Understand that the purposes texts serve shape their structure in predictable ways

    • Literacy
      • Creating texts

        • ACELY1661 – Create short imaginative and informative texts that show emerging use of appropriate text structure, sentence-level grammar, word choice, spelling, punctuation and appropriate multimodal elements, for example illustrations and diagrams

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • Y2 – Year 2
    • Y2.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y2.W.7 – Using appropriate text structures for text types such as simple recounts, descriptions, and reports

        • Y2.W.8 – Composing mainly simple and compound sentences, with some variation in their beginnings

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • W.1 – Writing
      • Literacy

        • W.1.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.