English Level 0.5-2.5 Narrative Writing – Retelling The Hungry Giant

Subject Area: K-10 English
Author: Saskia Drake


Using The Hungry Giant as a mentor text, which they were told orally and read as a picture book, the students were asked to write a narrative text retelling their own version of the story. The teacher engaged in explicit teaching around the narrative text type, particularly sequencing, literary language and conventions and print concepts.

Curriculum Links

Domain: English

Strands: Literature & Literacy

AusVELS English Standards & Progression Points

AusVELS English Domain (Levels 1-3)

ACARA English Scope and Sequence (Foundation to Level 6)


Consolidation of prior learning


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