The Terrible Plop

The General Capability evident throughout this unit is Literacy.

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Foundation (English).


Language for interaction

Understand that language can be used to explore ways of expressing needs, likes and dislikes. (ACELA1429) (ENe-1A)
Text structure and organisation Understand that language in written text is unlike everyday spoken language. (ACELA1431) (ENe-6B)
Expressing and developing ideas

Recognise that texts are made up of words and groups of words that make meaning. (ACELA1434) (ENe-6B)

Explore the different contributions of words and meaning in stories and informative texts. (ACELA1786) (ENe-8B)

Understand the use of vocabulary in familiar contexts related to everyday experiences, personal interests and topics taught at school. (ACELA1437) (ENe-9B)


Literature and context

Recognise that texts are created by authors who tell stories and share experiences that may be similar or different to students own experiences. (ACELT1575) (ENe-11D)
Responding to literature

Responds to texts, identifying favourite stories, authors and illustrators. (ACELT1577) (ENe-10c)

Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in texts. (ACELT1783) (ENe-10c)

Examining Literature

Identify some features of texts including events and characters and retell events from a text. (ACELT1578) (ENe-10C)

Replicate the rhythms and sound patterns in stories, rhymes, songs and poems from a range of cultures. (ACELT1579)

Creating literature Retell familiar literary texts through performance, use of illustrations and images (ACELT1580) (ENe-8B)


Texts in context 

Identify some familiar texts and the contexts in which they are used. (ACELY1645) (ENe-8B)
Interacting with others

Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situations. (ACELY1646) (ENe-1A)

Use interaction skills including listening while others speak, using appropriate voice levels, articulation and body language, gestures and eye contact. (ACELY1784) (ENe-1A)

Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to understand and discuss texts listened to, viewed or read independently. (ACELY1650) (ENe-4A)
Creating texts Create short texts to explore, record and report ideas and events using familiar words and beginning writing knowledge. (ACELY1651) (ENe-2A)