Layne Beachley -Biography (Layne Beachley)

  • Grade: Year 5
  • Activity type: Interactive Activity
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  • Layne Beachley -Biography (Layne Beachley)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 5
  • Section: Reading Comprehension
  • Outcome: People and Our Oceans: Layne Beachley (biography)
  • Activity Type: Interactive Activity
  • Activity ID: 3126

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Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 5
    • Literature
      • Literature and context

        • ACELT1608 – Identify aspects of literary texts that convey details or information about particular social, cultural and historical contexts

    • Literacy
      • Interpreting, analysing, evaluating

        • ACELY1702 – Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning

        • ACELY1703 – Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.1 – Decoding texts fluently and accurately, using a range of reliable strategies

        • Y5&6.R.2 – Finding and learning the meanings of unknown vocabulary by using strategies such as applying their knowledge of how words work or seeking explanations in the text or in illustrations

        • Y5&6.R.3 – Understanding that words and phrases can have figurative as well as literal meanings and that some words have different meanings depending on the context

United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

This activity is not included in United Kingdom–National Curriculum

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • RI.4 – Reading: Informational Text
      • Literacy

        • RI.4.1 – Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

      • Literacy

        • RI.4.10 – By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

    • RF.4 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.4.4 – Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

          • RF.4.4.a – Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • RI.5 – Reading: Informational Text
      • Literacy

        • RI.5.1 – Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

        • RI.5.2 – Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

        • RI.5.3 – Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

      • Literacy

        • RI.5.4 – Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

        • RI.5.6 – Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

      • Literacy

        • RI.5.10 – By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

    • RF.5 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.5.4 – Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

          • RF.5.4.a – Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

    • L.5 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.5.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

          • L.5.4.a – Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.