THE GARRET: Alex Miller

General Capabilities evident throughout the unit include LiteracyCritical and Creative ThinkingPersonal and Social Capability, Ethical Capability and Intercultural Understanding.

The cross-curriculum priority explored in this unit is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures.

The content in this unit of work links to the Australian Senior Secondary Curriculum: Literature Unit 3

Evaluate the ways in which literary texts represent culture and identity including:

how readers are influenced to respond to their own and others’ cultural experiences (ACELR037)

the power of language to represent ideas, events and people in particular ways (ACELR038)

how cultural perceptions are challenged or supported (ACELR039)

the ways in which authors represent Australian culture, place and identity both to Australians and the wider world. (ACELR040)

Evaluate and reflect on how representations of culture and identity vary in different texts and forms of texts including:

the relationship between significant historical and cultural events and figures, and their representations in literary texts (ACELR041)

the impact of the use of literary conventions and stylistic techniques (ACELR042)


Create analytical texts: experimenting with different modes, mediums and forms. (ACELR048)
Create imaginative texts:

experimenting with content, form, style, language and medium (ACELR049)

adapting literary conventions for specific audiences, challenging conventions and reinterpreting ideas and perspectives (ACELR051)

reflecting on the different ways in which form, personal style, language and content engage and position the audience. (ACELR052)