Impressive impromptus

Primary KLAs:
Creative and Practical Arts, English
Educational levels:
Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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Impressive impromptus

© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

Do you think impromptu speaking is impossible? Learn how to captivate your audience and make the most of your speaking opportunities and how to deliver impressive impromptus.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(EN2-1A) communicates in a range of informal and formal contexts by adopting a range of roles in group, classroom, school and community contexts

(EN2-6B) identifies the effect of purpose and audience on spoken texts, distinguishes between different forms of English and identifies organisational patterns and features

(EN2-10C) thinks imaginatively, creatively and interpretively about information, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts

(EN2-11D) responds to and composes a range of texts that express viewpoints of the world similar to and different from their own

(EN3-1A) communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features

(EN3-2A) composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts

(EN3-7C) thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts

(EN3-8D) identifies and considers how different viewpoints of their world, including aspects of culture, are represented in texts

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACELY1677) Plan and deliver short presentations, providing some key details in logical sequence

(ACELY1687) Interpret ideas and information in spoken texts and listen for key points in order to carry out tasks and use information to share and extend ideas and information

(ACELY1689) Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations incorporating learned content and taking into account the particular purposes and audiences

(ACELY1699) Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view

(ACELY1700) Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements

(ACELY1816) Use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions such as voice volume, tone, pitch and pace, according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience

(ACELY1710) Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for defined audiences and purposes, making appropriate choices for modality and emphasis

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Speaking, Public speaking
Interactives, Oral activity, Practical activity
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Resource ID: 548c6d7e-a718-4d19-b2e6-8bcbb3ffbdd0