Write simple stories

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUFWRT302A, 'Write simple stories'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Clarify storytelling requirements

1. Discuss with relevant personnel storytelling briefs, including target audience, format, timelines and delivery platforms

2. Identify purpose of dialogue, characters, point of view and setting to help structure storylines

3. Discuss with relevant personnel possible visual and aural storytelling structures that would meet the requirements of briefs

Prepare to write stories

4. Research stories from a range of creative works that may inspire story ideas that meet requirements of briefs

5. Use information sources to research subject areas

6. Experiment with linear and non-linear storyline structures

7. Use imagination to develop ideas for characters, plots and settings

8. Develop ideas for scenarios, contexts and situations in which characters act, react and resolve

9. Select story structure and content that best meet requirements of briefs

10. Seek feedback from relevant personnel on proposed story and refine approach as required

Draft stories

11. Use a creative writing style appropriate to specified stories

12. Use tools to draft stories

13. Use correct grammar, appropriate punctuation and accurate spelling

14. Proofread copy to check for spelling, grammatical, typographic and other errors

15. Submit draft stories to relevant personnel for feedback and amend as required

Refine stories

16. Participate in the testing of stories in line with agreed criteria

17. Discuss and confirm with relevant personnel additional requirements or modifications to stories

18. Complete necessary amendments within agreed timelines

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFWRT302A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF40207 - Certificate IV in Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media