Agree or disagree

  • Posted on: 2 March 2020
  • By: LauraBorrowdale
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In 2.1, this class will focus on radio and radio production. We'll discuss listening and listening skills and practice these by listening to radio documentaries and podcasts about various topics and issues.

In 2.2, we will practice our speaking skills by learning how to conduct a debate around some of the issue we have been discussing.

You will need:

A willingness to read and share with a class
A sense of humour
A pen!

We will be using these objectives from the New Zealand English Curriculum to design our learning:

Reading Achievement Objectives:
Processes and strategies
-recognises and understands the connections between oral, written, and visual language
-selects and uses appropriate processing and comprehension strategies with increasing understanding and confidence

Purposes and audiences
-identifies particular points of view and recognises that texts can position a reader

-makes and supports inferences from texts with increasing independence.

-understands that the order and organisation of words, sentences, paragraphs, and images contribute to and affect meaning in a range of texts

Writing Achievements:
Purposes and audiences
-constructs texts that show an awareness of purpose and audience through deliberate choice of content, language, and text form
-conveys and sustains personal voice where appropriate.

Language features
-uses a range of oral, written, and visual features to create meaning and effect and to sustain interest

-achieves some coherence and wholeness when constructing texts
-organises and sequences ideas and information for a particular purpose or effect
-uses a variety of sentence structures, beginnings, and lengths for effect.