Wolves – Mini Unit on Information Texts for Year 1/2


Lesson Plan Summary:

This resource explores the informative aspects of non-fiction texts. Students explore elements such as content-specific vocabulary, classifying information, and report writing. The Wolf Presentation is well illustrated, allowing visual learners to connect and engage in the content.

Australian Curriculum Links:

  • Understand the use of vocabulary in everyday contexts as well as a growing number of school contexts, including appropriate use of formal and informal terms of address in different contexts (ACELA1454)
  • Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning about key events, ideas and information in texts that they listen to, view and read by drawing on growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features (ACELY1660).
  • Describe some differences between imaginative informative and persuasive texts (ACELY1658)
  • Develop and explore informative texts that show emerging use of appropriate text structure, sentence-level grammar, word choice, spelling, punctuation and appropriate multimodal elements, for example illustrations and diagrams (ACELY1661)


  • Formative: Questions and feedback to ensure ongoing engagement and understanding
  • Summative: Marking rubric aligned to Australian Curriculum Outcomes attached

Download The Resources Below:

Reading Comprehension Assessment Rubric (Wolves) (DOCX)

Wolf – Information Report (PDF)

Wolves Information Powerpoint (PPTX)

Wolves - Classification Labels Wolves - ClassificationWolves - Reading Comprehension



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