Stage 3 reading - Sequencing events

Learning focus

Students learn to sequence language and events by connecting contextual and language clues to chronological order.

Syllabus outcome

  • EN3-3A: uses integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

National Literacy Learning Progression

Understanding texts

  • UnT8: reads and views some moderately complex texts (comprehension); skims and scans texts for key words to identify main idea (process)
  • UnT9: interprets and integrates visual, auditory and print elements of multimodal texts (comprehension); uses processes such as predicting, confirming predictions, monitoring, and connecting relevant elements of the text to build or repair meaning (process)

NAPLAN item descriptors

The relevant NAPLAN item descriptors are included in the resource, available for download on this page.

Task outline

Full task descriptions are included in the resource, available for download on this page.

Task 1: Shades of meaning

Students sequence words from most to least along a word cline (three activities).

Task 2: Sequencing nonfiction texts – History of chocolate

Students sequence information in various nonfiction texts (three activities).

Task 3: Sequencing events in a narrative

Students sequence information in various narrative texts (four activities).

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