Australian Curriculum: English for Neighbours
The Australian Curriculum: English is built around the three interrelated strands of Language, Literature and Literacy. This unit of work uses a variety of literary texts for students to read, view and interpret.
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.
Text structure and organisation
|Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their function and purpose, for example tense, mood, and types of sentences ACELA1478 EN2–8B|
|Expressing and developing ideas||Identify the effect on audiences of techniques, for example shot size, vertical camera angle and layout in picture books, advertisements and film segments ACELA1483 EN2–8B|
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|
Interacting with others
|Listen to and contribute to conversations and discussions to share information and ideas and negotiate in collaborative situations ACELY1676 EN2–6B Plan and deliver short presentations, providing some key details in logical sequence ACELY1677 EN2–6B|
|Interpreting, analysing, evaluating||Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts ACELY1678 EN2–8B|