Super stories: verbs and adverbs: assessment

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Published on 2014 March 28th

Assess your ability to choose effective verbs, adverbs and illustrations to increase the impact of a horror story and make it scarier. Explain the reasoning behind some of your choices.
- Students relate the nature and strength of evaluative stance in texts to language and multi-modal choices.
-Students use grammatical forms such as verbs and adverbs to evoke an emotional response from readers of a horror story.
- Students analyse how particular language choices can give more or less emphasis, intensity, force or focus to evaluations.
-Students investigate how images influence the reader to adopt certain evaluative positions about a text.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 4, Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 6
Vocabulary Development Writing and Composition Grammar Attitude
Construct simple sentences Verbs Adjectives Adverbs Recognize adverbs of manner Participate/ engage in a read-along of texts (e.g. poetry, repetitive text) Express feelings, opinions through journals, logs etc. Take part in creative responses to stories like preparing logs, journal and other oral presentations

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