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ACSF Writing Level 3 Sample Activities


ASPECTS OF COMMUNICATION
WRITING LEVEL 3 - SAMPLE ACTIVITIES

Personal(expressing identity)

  • Composes a letter/email to a friend recounting recent events
  • Sends and receives email in a formal context, e.g. to enquire about accommodation
  • Writes a creative/expressive/imaginative text, e.g. poem or song
  • Completes performance appraisal review form and identifies personal goals 

Cooperative(interacting in groups)

  • Writes a report that may include graphs or diagrams, for a specified purpose
  • Takes notes in a short discussion in order to inform others who were not present
  • Prepares an agenda for a workplace or other community meeting 

Procedural(performing tasks)

  • Writes a short formal letter outlining instructions for a particular purpose, e.g. closure of bank account
  • Completes a range of formatted texts, e.g. selects and integrates information relevant to completed job on a job report form, records information on a vehicle-maintenance record form, incident report form
  • Writes clear sequenced instructions for routine/everyday context, e.g. prepares workplace timetable for start up and shut down procedures

Technical (using tools and technology)

  • Uses a word processing program on a computer to produce own texts, e.g. brief reports, contribution to workplace or community newsletter, emails to colleagues or to place orders
  • Uses email for day to day communication e.g. to work colleague, to teacher, to friend
  • Uses functions such as format and copy and paste to integrate/save/ transfer information
  • Writes clear sequenced instructions for using routine/everyday technology, e.g. office equipment, ATM

Systems(interacting in organisations)

  • Writes factual text, e.g. job history as part of a job application letter, following organisational guidelines
  • Writes routine report, e.g. accident report, incident report; reports cases where repair work is not able to be completed as requested
  • Completes workplace records and forms accurately and legibly using correct technical and enterprise specific vocabulary

Public(interacting with the wider community)

  • Expresses own opinion about a local issue of personal concern by writing a letter to relevant authority outlining concerns, e.g. letter to local newspaper or city council
  • Records comments from customer regarding quality of service provided
  • Completes a survey about the quality of a local service 

To achieve this level complete the following:

  • compose a letter / email to a friend to recount recent news
  • send a formal email
  • write creative text, eg. song or poem
  • complete performance appraisal review form and identify personal goals
  • write a report
  • take notes in short discussions to inform others who were not present
  • prepare a meeting agenda
  • write a short formal letter outlining instructions for a purpose
  • complete a range of formatted texts
  • write clear sequenced instructions for routine job

  • use word processing software to produce own texts
  • use email for day to day communication
  • use keyboard shortcuts
  • write clear sequenced instructions for using technology


  • write factual text as part of job application letter or work procedure
  • write routine reports
  • complete workplace forms and records accurately and legibly

  • express own opinion about local issue in a letter to a local authority
  • write down customer comments regarding quality of service
  • complete a survey about the quality of a local service
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