A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 2 of Teach Starter’s Year 5 magazine.
Take the stress out of your literacy planning with these comprehensive task cards!
What are these task cards for?
These task cards have been designed specifically for use with issue 2 of Teach Starter’s Year 5 magazine, What’s Buzzing?
How do I use the magazine and task cards for literacy groups?
In countless ways! You could assign each literary group an article for the week, then allow the students to work through the five sets of task cards.
What types of task cards are included?
For more information about this amazing teaching resource read our blog Year 5 Magazine – What’s Buzzing?
You can access the magazine by clicking the thumbnail below.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
Identifies and considers how different viewpoints of their world, including aspects of culture, are represented in texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand how texts vary in purpose, structure and topic as well as the degree of formality
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience
Navigate and read imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by interpreting structural features, including tables of content, glossaries, chapters, headings and subheadings and applying appropriate text processing strategies, including monitoring...
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources
Analyse the text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text
Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contexts
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how texts vary in purpose, structure and topic as well as the degree of formalityElaborationsbecoming familiar with the typical stages and language features of such text types as: narrative, procedure, exposition, explanation, discussion a...
Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the viewpoints of othersElaborationsposing and discussing questions, such as âShould this character have behaved as they did?â, and be...
Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsexplaining how the features of a text advocating community action, for example ...
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationsusing research from print and digital resources t...
Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanningElaborationsbringing subject and technical vocabulary and concept knowledge...
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sourcesElaborationsusing research skills including identifying research purpose, locating texts, gathering and organising informati...
Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contextsElaborationsmoving from general, ‘all-purpose’ words, for example ‘cut’, to more sp...
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