6 BeforeOn Saturday I went to the football. My dad and I always go to watch the footy together. It was a cold day and we went in by train and it rained as we walked from the train. We got there but it took ages to find our seats. Dad bought me a pie but when I cheered for a big goal I spilt it all over me…
7 AfterEver tried to eat a pie with one hand and jump and cheer as your team kicks a great goal?Don’t.
8 Action Activity Five Minute Fast Starts You’re in the reality show from hell.Brothers are SO much better than sisters. (Or not!)There’s a tree in the school yard that eats kids!
12 Text Types -Recount Trip to Museum There are naked people at the Melbourne Museum. Lots of them. OK they are models, but at first glance it seems you’ve stumbled on a roomful of nudists.(Michelle Hamer, journalist)
13 Text Types - Informational 1) Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.2) A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
14 Animals in CaptivityThe lion’s glorious hair moved with the breeze as he smelt today’s breakfast. Slowly he prowled towards the delicious smell, preparing to pounce on his prey. As he spots his food he lightly leaps off the ground, into the air, and swallows the air born peices of meat. His large paws make a light thud as he meets the ground and a excited applause from the audience arrupts. This is a lion in captivity. Is this cruel?
15 Sample marking 1. Audience (5 out of 6 marks). Comment: Opens strongly by using narrative to engage reader, illustrate point and set up context. Not maintained to this same level across text.
16 Text Types - Persuasive BeforeI think cats are better than dogs because a) b) c)...AfterThey slobber on your best outfit, they bark all night and their breath smells exactly like meat left out in the sun for a week. Dogs as pets, I don’t get it. Give me a cat quiet and curled up on my knee, purrrrlease.
17 Action Activities Five Minute Fast Starts (Maybe one by one.) More starts in Top Topics
28 The Hard PartWriting is not something you do with a pen, it is something you do with your brain. (Jen McVeity)
29 Homework (5 hours) Watch TV - the ads – find Story Graph Watch a movie – find Sizzling StartsRead a book – enjoy!
30 Laughter and LearningGood teachers had the most fun in their classrooms: the lessons were lively, fast-paced, and full of jokes and little classroom games.Prof William Louden (Uni WA) and Assoc Prof Mary Rohl, (Edith Cowan Uni)