Lesson Plans: Battery Hen Farming in New Zealand

Lesson Plans: English NCEA Level 1


From the Perspective of a Battery Hen
AS90052 Level 1.4
Produce creative writing
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS90053 Level 1.5
Produce formal writing
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS90849 (Previously AS90054) Level 1.1
Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), using supporting evidence
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Fowl Play
AS90856 (Previously AS90056) Level 1.11
Show understanding of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, using supporting evidence
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Beyond the Egg!
AS90851 (Previously AS90057) Level 1.3
Show understanding of significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, using supporting evidence
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS 90854 (Previously AS90060) Level 1.6
Form personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
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Chook Chook
AS90059 (AS out of use)
Produce a media or dramatic presentation
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS90857 (Previously AS90058) Level 1.6
Construct and deliver an oral text
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Lesson Plans: English NCEA Level 2


Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS91102 (Previously AS90374) Level 2.5
Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text
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Encounter with a Battery Hen
AS91101 (Previously AS90375) Level 2.4
Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
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What is a Battery Hen?
AS91101 (Previously AS90376) Level 2.4
Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS91101 (Previously AS90376) Level 2.4
Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS91100 (Previously AS90377) Level 2.3
Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
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The Egg Beater
AS91099 (Previously AS90379) Level 2.2
Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
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Behind Bars
AS91099 (Previously AS90379) Level 2.2
Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
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Cruel Codes
AS91100 (Previously AS90380) Level 2.3
Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
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The Language of Battery Hen Farming
AS91105 (Previously AS90381) Level 2.8
Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS91105 (Previously AS90381) Level 2.8
Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
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Song of the Battery Hen
US12419 (US out of use)
Poetry close reading
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Does the Chicken Need a Reason?
US12420 (US out of use) 
Transational close reading
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English NCEA Level 3


The Life of a Battery Hen
AS91475 (Previously AS90720) Level 3.4
Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions 
AS91472 (Previously AS90721) Level 3.1
Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
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Chicken Run
AS91473 (Previously AS90723) Level 3.2
Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
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Battery Hen Topic Suggestions
AS91476 (Previously AS90725) Level 3.5
Create and deliver a fluent and coherent oral text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
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The Language of Animal Production
AS91479 (Previously AS90726) Level 3.8
Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts
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