Australian Curriculum: English for Ways of being
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 4.
Language variation and change
|Understand the influence and impact that the English language has had on other languages or dialects and how English has been influenced in return ACELA1540 EN4–4B|
|Language for interaction||Understand how conventions of speech adopted by communities influence the identities of people in those communities ACELA1541 EN4–8D|
Literature and context
|Explore the interconnectedness of Country and Place, People, Identity and Culture in texts including those by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authors ACELT1806 EN4–8D|
|Responding to literature||Discuss aspects of texts, for example their aesthetic and social value, using relevant and appropriate metalanguage ACELT1803 EN4–5C|
|Creating literature||Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts, for example using rhythm, sound effects, monologue, layout, navigation and colour ACELT1805 EN4–4B|
Interacting with others
|Identify and discuss main ideas, concepts and points of view in spoken texts to evaluate qualities, for example the strength of an argument or the lyrical power of a poetic rendition ACELY1719 EN4–1A|