This series of lessons are designed to provide valuable practise for NAPLAN, the national literacy test held in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9*. They incorporate a number of real-world texts provided by Faber-Castell to stimulate literacy learning. Faber-Castell have long understood the importance of creativity to all people, especially to young people. They... Read more »

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Where’s The Proof? – NAPLAN-Style Reading Skills – Year 3
    Where’s The Proof? – NAPLAN-Style Reading Skills – Year 3
  2. Small Ideas, Big Stories – NAPLAN-Style Narrative Writing – Year 3
    Small Ideas, Big Stories – NAPLAN-Style Narrative Writing – Year 3
  3. Convincing With Clarity – NAPLAN-Style Persuasive Writing – Year 5
    Convincing With Clarity – NAPLAN-Style Persuasive Writing – Year 5
  4. What’s the Point? – NAPLAN-Style Reading Skills – Year 5
    What’s the Point? – NAPLAN-Style Reading Skills – Year 5
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  9. Using Persuasive Devices – NAPLAN-Style Persuasive Writing – Year 7
    Using Persuasive Devices – NAPLAN-Style Persuasive Writing – Year 7
  10. Vocabulary in Context – NAPLAN-Style Reading Skills – Year 7
    Vocabulary in Context – NAPLAN-Style Reading Skills – Year 7
  11. What’s Your Journey? – NAPLAN-Style Narrative Writing – Year 9
    What’s Your Journey? – NAPLAN-Style Narrative Writing – Year 9
  12. What’s The Point? – NAPLAN-Style Reading Skills – Year 9
    What’s The Point? – NAPLAN-Style Reading Skills – Year 9