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Informative Writing Bump It Up Wall – Year 2

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Free on Plus | 9 pages (PDF, Word)|Grade: 2

A visual display for your classroom to help students ‘bump up’ their informative writing.

The aim of this visible learning classroom display is to help students ‘bump up’ their informative writing. The display enables students to identify the approximate level of an informative text they have written, then use the goals provided to ‘uplevel’ their writing.

Print and cut each component of the display. This display includes:

  • a title banner
  • three example texts of varying levels (simple to complex)
  • statements describing the structural and language features included in each example text
  • goals for ‘bumping up’ each example text.

To create the display:

  • Print out all of the components.
  • Place the title banner at the top of the display.
  • Place the texts in order (1-3) horizontally.
  • List the ‘This piece of writing includes…’ statements vertically underneath the corresponding text.
  • List the ‘This piece of writing could be improved by…’ goals vertically underneath the corresponding text.

To print the banner:

  1. Open the PDF file you have just downloaded, in Adobe Reader.
  2. In Adobe Reader, click on the printer icon to bring up the print dialogue box.
  3. With the print dialogue box opens, click on the ‘Poster’ tab.
  4. Next, adjust the ‘Tile Scale’ until you have the desired layout displaying in the preview section.
  5. Once you’re happy with the preview layout, click ‘Print’!

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1671

    Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose...

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Such a great resource. Is there one for imaginative writing??

Natalie West · Jan 9th, 2020

Hi Natalie,

Glad to hear that you enjoy this resource. We are currently working on Imaginative Writing Bump It Up Walls for each year level. Look out for them coming soon!

Tom (Teach Starter) · Jan 10th, 2020

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