Editing

EDITING

YEAR LEVEL
ELEMENT CODE
ENGLISH STRANDS
ENGLISH SUB-STRANDS
SUB-STRAND ELEMENT
ELABORATION
ENGLISH TYPE
GENERAL CAPABILITIES
CROSS-CURRICULA PRIORITIES
0F
(ACELY1652)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Participate in shared editing of students’ own texts for meaning, spelling, capital letters and full stops (ACELY1652)
rereading collaboratively developed texts to check that they communicate what the authors intended
WRITING
Literacy

1
(ACELY1662)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Reread student's own texts and discuss possible changes to improve meaning, spelling and punctuation (ACELY1662)
• adding or deleting words on page or screen to improve meaning, for example adding an adjective to a noun

• reading the students’ own work aloud to listen for grammatical correctness: checking use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks

• checking for inclusion of capital letters and full stops

• identifying words which might not be spelt correctly

• beginning to use dictionaries and classroom charts to check and correct spelling of less familiar words
WRITING
Literacy

3
(ACELY1682)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print,and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose (ACELY1682)
using print and digital resources to gather information about a topic

selecting appropriate text structure for a writing purpose and sequencing content for clarity and audience impact

using appropriate simple, compound and complex sentences to express and combine ideas

using vocabulary, including technical vocabulary, relevant to the text type and purpose, and appropriate sentence structures to express and combine ideas
WRITING
Critical and creative thinking , ICT, Literacy

3
ACELY1683)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Reread and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuation (ACELY1683)
using glossaries, print and digital dictionaries and spell check to edit spelling, realising that spell check accuracy depends on understanding the word function, for example there/their; rain/reign
WRITING
ICT, Literacy

4
(ACELY1694)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features (ACELY1694)
using research from print and digital resources to gather ideas, integrating information from a range of sources; selecting text structure and planning how to group ideas into paragraphs to sequence content, and choosing vocabulary to suit topic and communication purpose

using appropriate simple, compound and complex sentences to express and combine ideas

using grammatical features effectively including different types of verbs, adverbials and noun groups for lengthier descriptions
WRITING
Critical and creative thinking , ICT, Literacy
Sustainability
4
(ACELY1695)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Reread and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structure (ACELY1695)
revising written texts: editing for grammatical and spelling accuracy and clarity of the text, to improve the connection between ideas and the overall flow of the piece
WRITING
Critical and creative thinking , Literacy

5
(ACELY1705)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Reread and edit student's own and others’ work using agreed criteria for text structures and language features (ACELY1705)
editing for flow and sense, organisation of ideas and choice of language, revising and trying new approaches if an element is not having the desired impact
READING
Literacy

6
(ACELY1715)
LITERACY
Creating texts
Reread and edit students’ own and others’ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choices (ACELY1715)
editing for coherence, sequence, effective choice of vocabulary, opening devices, dialogue and description, humour and pathos, as appropriate to the task and audience
WRITING
Literacy