Australian Curriculum: English for Stories to unite us
The Australian Curriculum: English is built around the three interrelated strands of Language, Literature and Literacy. This unit of work has an emphasis on creative work and the strands of Language and Literature.
Students will be provided opportunities through the activities to engage with aspects of the following Australian Curriculum: English content descriptions (ACE codes), and related NSW Syllabus outcomes (EN codes) for Stage 2.
Language variation and change
|Understand that languages have different written and visual communication systems, different oral traditions and different ways of constructing meaning ACELA1475 EN2–6B|
|Language for interaction||Understand that social interactions influence the way people engage with ideas and respond to others, for example when exploring and clarifying the ideas of others, summarising students’ own views and reporting them to a larger group ACELA1488 EN2–1A|
Literature and context
|Discuss texts in which characters, events and settings are portrayed in different ways, and speculate on the authors’ reasons ACELT1594 Make connections between the ways different authors may represent similar storylines, ideas and relationships ACELT1602 EN2–10C|
|Responding to literature||Draw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts and share responses with others ACELT1596 EN2–11D|
|Examining literature||Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the reader’s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose ACELT1600 EN2–8B|
|Creating literature||Create texts that adapt language features and patterns encountered in literary texts, for example characterisation, rhyme, rhythm, mood, music, sound effects and dialogue ACELT1791 EN2–2A|
Texts in context
|Identify the point of view in a text and suggest alternative points of view ACELY1675 EN2–11D|
|Interpreting, analysing and evaluating||Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts ACELY1678 EN2–8B|