Australian Curriculum: English for Helping hands
This unit addresses the cross-curriculum priority Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia. The Australian Curriculum: English is built around the three interrelated strands of Language, Literature and Literacy. This unit of work addresses all three strands.
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 for interaction
|Understand how language is used to evaluate texts and how evaluations about a text can be substantiated by reference to the text and other sources ACELA1782 EN4–1A|
|Text structure and organisation||Understand that the coherence of more complex texts relies on devices that signal text structure and guide readers, for example overviews, initial and concluding paragraphs and topic sentences, indexes or site maps or breadcrumb trails for online texts ACELA1763 EN4–3B|
Responding to literature
|Reflect on ideas and opinions about characters, settings and events in literary texts, identifying areas of agreement and difference with others and justifying a point of view ACELT1620EN4–2A Compare the ways that language and images are used to create character, and to influence emotions and opinions in different types of texts ACELT1621 EN4–1A|
|Examining literature||Recognise and analyse the ways that characterisation, events and settings are combined in narratives, and discuss the purposes and appeal of different approaches ACELT1622 EN4–1A|
|Creating literature||Create literary texts that adapt stylistic features encountered in other texts, for example narrative viewpoint, structure of stanzas, contrast and juxtaposition ACELT1625 EN4–6C|
Interpreting, analysing, evaluating
|Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources ACELY1723 EN4–2A|
|Creating texts||Edit for meaning by removing repetition, refining ideas, reordering sentences and adding or substituting words for impact ACELY1726 EN4–2A|