Students will learn to identify specific structural and language features within types of text. Students will learn to identify genre in a range of imaginative, persuasive and informative texts. Purpose and effect: Review student understanding of purpose and audience (see Stage 3 Purpose and audience for further activities). Teacher models analysing a text extract for purpose, audience and genre: See example attached. Students are given example extracts of a range of texts (or see Appendix 1) to determine the purpose, audience and the effect on the reader.
Adapted from the NSW Department of Education Literacy and Numeracy Teaching Strategies- Reading Text Structure Stage 3