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Even Years Focus: Multimedia

Term 1

Reading

Stage 3

Writing

RS3.5

WS3.11

Shared, Guided and Independent Reading  Accesses and interprets a wider range of Internet/computer texts and graphics  Uses e-mail and Internet sources to request and receive information

Spelling

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Talking and Listening TS3.1

Checks own attempt at spelling using spell check Demonstrates an awareness of the limitations of spell check features in word processing programs

Responding to Texts  Uses multiple pathways to read electronic texts

Purpose  Produces a wide variety of spoken texts Audience and Subject Matter  Takes part in a variety of team-speaking situations  Identifies the main idea and supporting details of a spoken text and summarises it for others  Explores ideas and topics in a group set up by the teacher

RS3.6

WS3.12

TS2.2

Graphological and Phonological Information  Understands and uses various text layouts to access information Information Skills  Identifies relevant and valid resources for research

Using Computers

Interaction Skills  Engages in informal and more formal conversation with a range of people  Makes a decision to work constructively with a peer to solve a problem

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Gayle Pinn

Adds graphics, changes spacing and style when publishing Chooses appropriate graphics to accompany text Creates texts that incorporate graphics or table when appropriate Demonstrate confidence, accuracy and speed in keyboard skills Designs and organises information for a web page Locates and uses a thesaurus Locates and uses columns and borders when appropriate Uses computer software programs and associated technology to format a variety of texts Uses multimedia authoring software to create published works, incorporating texts, graphics, sounds, animation Uses word processing programs to design school/class newspaper, importing graphics and written texts from a range of sources Varies the font and layout to suit particular audience and purpose Word-processing

Yerong Creek Public School

2009


Even Years Focus: Multimedia

Term 1

RS3.7 Subject Matter  Surveys and contrasts different accounts of the same event or topic, eg different newspapers, television news etc Responding to Texts  Discusses how information on a local issue or newsworthy event is presented in articles from a magazine or newspaper, in television news broadcast or on the Internet

Stage 3

WS3.14 Conventions

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TS2.3

Uses a question mark at the end of a question Uses a question mark at the end of a statement that is really a question Uses a full stop to end statements Uses a capital letter to begin a sentences

RS3.8 Text Language

 Discusses how peer group jargon operates to create solidarity within or exclusion from a groups Channels of Communication  Explains that spoken texts does not need to be as explicit as written text because it can be changed when delivered to accommodate the audience  Recognises that written texts are read by people distant in time and space and therefore need to be able to stand on their own in comparison to spoken language TS3.4 Text Structures and Features

Compares conventional structures used in print and electronic texts

Grammar

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Purpose  Selects appropriate spoken texts for any purpose encountered and justifies choice Audience

Talks about the appropriateness of spoken language features in spontaneous, planned and rehearsed situations standard speech

Identifies and uses homonyms Identifies and uses homophones Identifies and names a full stop

Comprehension skills   

Identifying symbols Fact or opinion Main Idea

Handwriting WS3.12

Spelling WS3.11

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Uses visual and phonological strategies for attempting and checking spelling look and sound right Checks own attempt at spelling using spell check Demonstrates an awareness of the limitations of spell check features in word processing programs

The -ck diagraph occurs only after a short vowel sound, eg pick, lock, cricket

Yerong Creek Public School

2009


Even Years Focus: Multimedia

Term 1

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Gayle Pinn

Compound words – words with at least two parts that can stand alone or are written with a hyphen eg. strawberry=straw berry; air-conditioner Homophones – words that sound the same but have different spelling and different meaning eg. ate, eight Homographs –words with the same spelling, similar pronunciation - different meaning eg. pupil (eye) and pupil (student) Uses knowledge of word origins when spelling more complex words, eg telephone, thermometer Origins- etymology- words from other languages- Greek, Latin etc

Yerong Creek Public School

2009


Stage 3