Stage 2 reading - Sequencing events in informative texts

Learning intention

Students will learn to sequence events in informative texts. Students will identify a logical sequence of events and use vocabulary cues and images to accurately summarise and sequence.

Syllabus outcome

  • EN2-RECOM-01: reads and comprehends texts for wide purposes using knowledge or text structures and language, and by monitoring comprehension 

National Literacy Learning Progression

Understanding texts

  • UnT6: scans texts to locate specific information in a predictable print text (comprehension); uses cohesive devices to connect ideas or events (e.g. tracks pronoun referencing) (see Grammar) (process)

  • UnT7: monitors the development of ideas using language and visual features (e.g. topic sentences, key verbs, graphs) (comprehension); navigates text using common signposting devices such as headings, subheadings, paragraphs, navigation bars and links (process)

  • UnT8: uses knowledge of cohesive devices to track meaning throughout a text (e.g. connectives such as however, on the other hand) (see Grammar) (process)

  • UnT9: uses knowledge of a broader range of cohesive devices to track meaning (e.g. word associations) (see Grammar) (process)

NAPLAN item descriptors

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Task outline

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Information text - where does honey come from?

Students create a flow chart showing where they think honey comes from, using arrows and captions to sequence.

Information text - honey recipes

Students learn to summarise and sequence steps.


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