This resource has been developed with specific reference to five content descriptions for Year 4 students in the Literature strand of the Australian Curriculum: English.

Literature and context

Make connections between the ways different authors may represent similar storylines, ideas and relationships (ACELT1602)

Discuss literary experiences with others, sharing responses and expressing a point of view (ACELT1603)

Discuss how authors and illustrators make stories exciting, moving and absorbing and hold readers’ interest by using various techniques, for example character development and plot tension (ACELT1605)

Creating literature

Create literary texts that explore students’ own experiences and imagining (ACELT1607)

Create literary texts by developing storylines, characters and settings (ACELT1794)