Focus on Literacy Texts (Ages 8-10)
|Addressing the needs of the Australian Curriculum: English
This practical book provides lists of hundreds of titles and a huge array of activities so students can experience a wide variety of literary texts and develop their understandings – and the metalanguage – of literary genre, literary elements, literary devices, language devices and grammar.
The units include:
• aims and concepts
• background information including terms and teaching support
• a lesson bank packed with ideas
• What makes it funny?
• Fantasy worlds and creatures
• Tricksters old and new
• Who's telling the story?
• The importance of conflict
• Settings and characters