Report on Bush Medicine

  • Report on Bush Medicine
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 7
  • Section: Writing
  • Outcome: Writing a Report: Bush Medicines
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 17576


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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • 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.b – To inform and explain, focusing on the subject matter and how to convey it in sufficient detail for 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.

        • Language structure

          • KS2.En3.7 – Pupils should be taught:

            • KS2.En3.7.d – The purposes and organisational features of paragraphs, and how ideas can be linked.

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 6
    • 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.

          • W.5.2.d – Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

        • 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.e – Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.