Hydro Tasmania - NAPLAN-style Reading Practice test

Hydro Tasmania - NAPLAN-style Reading Practice test

Lesson of 9 in this unit

  • Primary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • English
  • Environmental
  • Energy
  • ...

Lesson summary

Students will complete a NAPLAN-style test practice paper. The topic of the text set for study is Hydro Tasmania’s Sustainability Code. Students will identify the key facts in the article about Hydro Tasmania’s operations and infer meaning from their

Learning goals:

  • This lesson is designed to provide valuable practice for NAPLAN*, the national literacy test held in Years 7 and 9. It features reading and visual texts with comprehension and language questions that require students to find facts, interpret meaning and apply text-processing strategies.

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Australian Curriculum content descriptions:

Year 9 English:

  • Understand that authors innovate with text structures and language for specific purposes and effects (ACELA1553).
  • Identify how vocabulary choices contribute to specificity, abstraction and stylistic effectiveness (ACELA1561).
  • Interpret, analyse and evaluate how different perspectives of issue, event, situation, individuals or groups are constructed to serve specific purposes in texts (ACELY1742).

Syllabus Outcomes: EN5-1A, EN5-2A.

Time required: 60 mins.

Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium – oversee activity.

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Additional Info

This lesson has been developed in partnership with  
Hydro Tasmania.

Hydro Tasmania has been at the forefront of clean energy innovation for one hundred years. It is Australia’s largest producer of clean energy – generating hydro and wind power – and the largest water manager. Hydro Tasmania has 55 major dams, operates 30 hydropower stations and has built some of Australia’s largest wind farms.

Hydro Tasmania also sells energy in the National Electricity Market through its retail business Momentum Energy, and sells its expertise internationally through its consulting business Entura.

Visit the Hydro Tasmania website to learn how the business is working towards Australia’s clean energy future.

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