Write extended 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 CUFWRT402A, 'Write extended 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



Analyse extended story writing requirements

1. Identify the components of a storytelling creative concept, brief or project, including target audience, format, timeline and proposed outcomes

2. Consider factors such as style, tone and length in relation to purpose of the writing task

3. Decide on the most appropriate structuring technique for extended story writing tasks

4. Discuss with relevant personnel possible visual and aural storytelling structures if appropriate to storytelling tasks

Prepare to write extended stories

5. Research extended and more complex stories from a range of creative works that may inspire story ideas to meet project requirements

6. Use information sources to research subject areas

7. Experiment with a range of narrative structures and writing styles and techniques

8. Develop extended ideas for characters, plots and settings

9. Develop complex scenarios, contexts and situations as required

10. Select the story structure, style, techniques and content that best meet the requirements of projects

11. Seek feedback from relevant personnel on proposed stories and refine approach as required

Draft extended stories

12. Draft extended stories using appropriate structuring, style and language

13. Use relevant formatting and presentation techniques

14. Proofread draft stories for appropriate grammar, punctuation and spelling

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

Write final drafts

16. Evaluate extended stories in line with relevant criteria

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

18. Complete necessary amendments as required within agreed timelines

19. Evaluate story writing process, assessing one's own performance and noting areas for future improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFWRT402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB40107 - Certificate IV in Advertising
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF40207 - Certificate IV in Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF50207 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media