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Writing like a writer

PETAA Book Extras—Supplementary resources

TEACHING NARRATIVE WRITING

Writing like a writer cover

In the new edition of Libby Gleeson’s Writing like a writer we see how teachers can support their students in their ‘narrative imagining’ and we learn this from Libby, herself a writer, who fully appreciates how story is ‘the fundamental instrument of thought’. Libby shares her knowledge of writing literary texts and suggests a range of teaching/learning experiences that teachers may employ with their students.

In the book relevant outcomes and content descriptions across year levels from the Australian Curriculum: English are referenced throughout, and are linked to full syllabus and curriculum details by Chapter on this page.

Contents this page

Curriculum and syllabus
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10

Supporting resources
References
Further reading
Useful websites

Publications details and purchase: BookeBook

Chapter 2: Getting Started

2

Storytelling 2.1

‘In a research project involving preschoolers telling a story to their teachers and their peers on a daily basis, it was found that the stories became rich and complex …’

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F   ACELT1586   ENe-1A
ENe-4A
ENe-6B
ENe-8B
ENe-10C   ENe-12E
 1       EN1-1A
EN1-6B
EN1-10C  
 2      
 3       EN2-1A EN2-6B EN2-10C   EN2-12E
 4   ACELT1794 ACELY1689
 5   ACELT1611
ACELT1612
  EN3-1A EN3-5B EN3-7C   EN3-9E
 6     ACELY1710

Getting started with writing 2.2

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F  
ACELY1651 ENe-2A


ENe-10C
 
 1   ACELT1586

EN1-2A

EN1-10C
 
 2     ACELY1671
 3   ACELT1791
  EN2-2A

EN2-10C
 
 4  

 5   ACELT1612

  EN3-2A

EN3-7C
 
 6   ACELT1800

Getting started with writing 2.3

‘Read novels, short stories and poems. Invite discussion and written responses.’

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F   ACELT1577   ENe-1A
ENe-4A



 
 1   ACELT1582   EN1-1A
EN1-4A


 
 2   ACELT1589  
 3   ACELT1596   EN2-1A
EN2-4A


 
 4  

 5   ACELT1609

  EN3-1A
EN3-2A

EN3-3A


 
 6   ACELT1614
ACELT1618


Getting started with writing 2.4

‘Drama techniques:’

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F  
 


ENe-10C
 
 1       EN1-1A

EN1-10C
 
 2      
 3       EN2-1A

EN2-10C
 
 4  

 5  

 

EN3-7C
 
 6    

Chapter 3: Creating Characters

3

3.1–3.10

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F   ACELT1783
ACELT1578
ACELT1580
ACELY1650
ACELY1651
ENe-1A
ENe-4A
ENe-7B
ENe-8B

ENe-10C

  ENe-12E
 1   ACELT1581
ACELT1582
ACELT1584
ACELT1586
  EN1-1A
EN1-2A
EN1-4A
EN1-7B
EN1-10C
EN1-11D

 2 ACELA1462
ACELA1464
ACELA1468
ACELA1469
ACELT1587
ACELT1589
ACELT1590
ACELT1591
ACELT1593
 
 3 ACELA1482
ACELA1484
ACELT1594
ACELT1599
ACELT1601
ACELY1675
EN2-1A
EN2-2A
EN2-4A
EN2-7B
EN2-10C
EN2-11D
EN2-12E
 4 ACELA1492
ACELT1604
ACELT1605
ACELT1794
ACELY1694
 5 ACELA1508
ACELT1608
ACELT1609
ACELT1612
ACELT1798
 
EN3-5B
EN3-7C
EN3-8D

 6 ACELA1518
ACELT1616


Chapter 4: Dialogue

4

4.1–4.4

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F ACELA1429
ACELA1431
ACELA1432

 
ENe-9B


 
 1 ACELA1449
   
EN1-9B
EN1-11D
 
 2     ACELY1672
 3 ACELA1478
ACELA1482
    EN2-2A
EN2-4A
EN2-8B
EN2-9B

 
 4 ACELA1492
ACELA1494
ACELT1604
ACELT1605
ACELT1794
ACELY1694
 5   ACELT1608
ACELY1698

EN3-6B
EN3-8D
 
 6 ACELA1521
  ACELY1715

Chapter 5: Description

5

5.1–5.6

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F  
 
ENe-7B
ENe-8B
ENe-10C
 
 1 ACELA1448
ACELA1452
ACELT1581
ACELT1586
ACELY1650
ACELY1651
ACELY1662
EN1-4A
EN1-9B
EN1-10C
 
 2 ACELA1462
ACELA1464
ACELA1468
ACELT1591
 
 3   ACELT1594
ACELT1599
ACELT1600
ACELY1675
ACELY1792
EN2-4A
EN2-7B
EN2-8B
EN2-9B
EN2-10C
 
 4 ACELA1492
ACELA1493
ACELT1604
ACELT1605
ACELT1606
ACELT1794
ACELY1694
 5 ACELA1508
ACELA1512
ACELT1611
ACELT1798

ACELY1704
EN3-3A
EN3-5B
EN3-6B
EN3-7C
 
 6     ACELY1715

Chapter 6: Point of View

6

6.1–6.4

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F  
 
ENe-7B
ENe-9B

ENe-11D

 1   ACELT1583
  EN1-4A

EN1-9B

 
 2   ACELT1593
 
 3   ACELT1601
ACELY1675
EN2-2A
EN2-9B

EN2-11D

 4 ACELA1491


 5   ACELT1610
ACELY1698
EN3-2A
EN3-5B
EN3-7C
EN3-8D

 6 ACELA1518 ACELT1614
ACELT1616
ACELT1618
ACELY1801

Chapter 7: Voice (Style)

7

7.1–7.10

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F ACELA1437

  ENe-1A
ENe-2A
ENe-7B
ENe-8B
ENe-9B
ENe-10C
 
 1 ACELA1787
ACELA1448
ACELT1581
ACELT1585
ACELY1661
EN1-1A
EN1-4A
EN1-6B
EN1-7B
EN1-8B
EN1-9B

EN1-11D

 2 ACELA1464
ACELA1462
ACELA1470
ACELT1591
ACELT1592
ACELY1670
 3 ACELA1484
ACELT1599
ACELT1600
ACELT1791
ACELY1680
EN2-2A
EN2-4A
EN2-7B
EN2-8B
EN2-9B
EN2-10C
  EN2-12E
 4 ACELA1498
ACELT1606
ACELY1686
ACELY1690
 5 ACELA1508
ACELA1512
ACELT1611
ACELT1798

ACELY1698
ACELY1701
EN3-1A
EN3-2A
EN3-3A
EN3-5B
EN3-6B
EN3-7C
 
 6 ACELA1518
ACELA1523
ACELA1525
ACELT1615
ACELT1616
ACELT1617
ACELT1800
ACELY1708
ACELY1801
ACELY1714
ACELY1715

Chapter 8: Design (Structure)

8

8.1–8.10

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F ACELA1430 ACELT1785
ACELY1646
ACELY1648
ACELY1650
ACELY1651
ENe-4A
ENe-7B
ENe-8B

ENe-10C
 
 1 ACELA1437
ACELT1581
ACELT1578
ACELT1584
ACELT1586
ACELY1658
ACELY1661
EN1-2A
EN1-6B
EN1-7B
EN1-8B
EN1-9B
EN1-10C
EN1-11D
EN1-12E
 2 ACELA1463
ACELT1590
ACELT1591
ACELY1668
ACELY1671
 3 ACELA1478

ACELY1679
ACELY1682
EN2-2A
EN2-4A
EN2-7B
EN2-8B
EN2-9B
EN2-10C
  EN2-12E
 4 ACELA1490
ACELT1602
ACELT1605
ACELT1794
ACELY1694

 5 ACELA1504
ACELT1798

ACELY1701
ACELY1704
ACELY1705
EN3-1A
EN3-2A
EN3-3A
EN3-5B
EN3-6B
EN3-7C
  EN3-9E
 6 ACELA1518
ACELT1614
ACELT1616
ACELT1618
ACELY1711
ACELY1715

Chapter 9: Revision

9

9.1–9.3

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F   ACELT1577
ACELY1652
ENe-1A
ENe-2A
ENe-7B
ENe-8B
ENe-9B
ENe-10C
ENe-11D
ENe-12E
 1 ACELA1449
ACELA1452
ACELT1584
ACELY1661
ACELY1662
EN1-1A
EN1-2A
EN1-6B
EN1-7B
EN1-8B
EN1-9B
EN1-10C
EN1-11D
EN1-12E
 2   ACELT1591
ACELY1789
ACELY1668
ACELY1672
 3 ACELA1478
ACELT1599
ACELY1679
ACELY1682
ACELY1683
EN2-1A
EN2-2A
EN2-4A
EN2-7B
EN2-8B
EN2-9B
EN2-10C
EN2-11D
EN2-12E
 4 ACELA1490
ACELA1492
ACELT1602
ACELT1604
ACELT1605
ACELT1607
ACELT1794
ACELY1687
ACELY1694
ACELY1695
 5 ACELA1504
ACELT1611
ACELT1798

ACELY1701
ACELY1704
ACELY1705
EN3-1A
EN3-2A
EN3-3A
EN3-5B
EN3-6B
EN3-7C
EN3-8D
EN3-9E
 6 ACELA1518
ACELT1616
ACELT1618
ACELY1711
ACELY1714
ACELY1715

Chapter 10: What else—what next?

10

10.1–10.4

 Year
 Australian Curriculum: English  NSW syllabus
   Language  Literature Literacy  Objective A  Objective B  Objective C Objective D  Objective E 
 F   ACELT1783
ACELT1579
ACELT1580
ACELY1654
ENe-1A
ENe-2A
ENe-3A
ENe-4A
ENe-7B
ENe-8B
ENe-9B

ENe-10C
ENe-11D
ENe-12E
 1   ACELT1583
ACELT1585
ACELT1586
ACELY1660
ACELY1664
EN1-1A
EN1-2A
EN1-3A
EN1-6B
EN1-7B
EN1-8B
EN1-9B
EN1-10C
EN1-11D
EN1-12E
 2   ACELT1590
ACELT1591
ACELT1593
ACELY1674

 3   ACELT1599
ACELT1601
ACELT1791
ACELY1682
ACELY1685
EN2-1A
EN2-2A
EN2-4A
EN2-7B
EN2-8B
EN2-9B
EN2-10C
EN2-11D
EN2-12E
 4   ACELT1606
ACELT1607
ACELT1794
ACELY1694
ACELY1695
 5 ACELA1504
ACELT1611
ACELT1798
ACELY1704
ACELY1705
EN3-1A
EN3-2A
EN3-3A
EN3-5B
EN3-6B
EN3-7C
EN3-8D
EN3-9E
 6 ACELA1518
ACELT1616
ACELT1618
ACELY1711
ACELY1714
ACELY1715

References

Publisher's book pages, Trove listings (National Library of Australia), websites and information for references in Writing like a writer.


Books by the author

Further reading

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