Memories of a Dragon

  • Memories of a Dragon
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 6
  • Section: Reading Comprehension
  • Outcome: Memories of a Dragon
  • Activity Type: Interactive Activity
  • Activity ID: 20667

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Australia – Australian Curriculum

  • Year 6
    • Language
      • Language for interaction

        • ACELA1517 – Understand the uses of objective and subjective language and bias

      • Text structure and organisation

        • ACELA1518 – Understand how authors often innovate on text structures and play with language features to achieve particular aesthetic, humorous and persuasive purposes and effects

    • Literature
      • Literature and context

        • ACELT1613 – Make connections between students' own experiences and those of characters and events represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts

      • Responding to literature

        • ACELT1614 – Analyse and evaluate similarities and differences in texts on similar topics, themes or plots

        • ACELT1615 – Identify and explain how choices in language, for example modality, emphasis, repetition and metaphor, influence personal response to different texts

      • Examining literature

        • ACELT1617 – Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verse

    • Literacy
      • Texts in context

        • ACELY1708 – Compare texts including media texts that represent ideas and events in different ways, explaining the effects of the different approaches

      • Interpreting, analysing, evaluating

        • ACELY1712 – Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings

        • ACELY1713 – Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts

        • ACELY1801 – Analyse strategies authors use to influence readers

New Zealand – National Standards

United Kingdom – National Curriculum

  • KS2 – Key Stage 2
    • KS2.En2 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Language structure and variation

          • KS2.En2.6 – To read texts with greater accuracy and understanding, pupils should be taught to identify and comment on features of English at word, sentence and text level, using appropriate terminology [for example, how adjectives and adverbs contribute to overall effect, the use of varying sentence length and structure, connections between chapters or sections].

        • Understanding texts

          • KS2.En2.2 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.En2.2.a – Use inference and deduction

            • KS2.En2.2.b – Look for meaning beyond the literal

            • KS2.En2.2.c – Make connections between different parts of a text [for example, how stories begin and end, what has been included and omitted in information writing]

        • Reading for information

          • KS2.En2.3 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.En2.3.a – Scan texts to find information

            • KS2.En2.3.b – Skim for gist and overall impression

            • KS2.En2.3.c – Obtain specific information through detailed reading

            • KS2.En2.3.d – Draw on different features of texts, including print, sound and image, to obtain meaning

            • KS2.En2.3.f – Distinguish between fact and opinion [for example, by looking at the purpose of the text, the reliability of information]

        • Literature

          • KS2.En2.4 – To develop understanding and appreciation of literary texts, pupils should be taught to:

            • KS2.En2.4.a – Recognise the choice, use and effect of figurative language, vocabulary and patterns of language

            • KS2.En2.4.f – Consider poetic forms and their effects

            • KS2.En2.4.i – Read stories, poems and plays aloud.

      • Literature

        • KS2.En2.8 – The range should include:

          • KS2.En2.8.c – A range of good-quality modern poetry

    • KS2.En3 – Reading
      • Breadth of study

        • KS2.En3.9 – The range of purposes for writing should include:

          • KS2.En3.9.d – To review and comment on what has been read, seen or heard, focusing on both the topic and the writer's view of it.

United States – Common Core State Standards