Amy and Louis

General Capabilities evident throughout this unit include LiteracyPersonal and Social Capability, and Intercultural Understanding. 

The content in this unit links to the Australian Curriculum: Year 1 (English) and the NSW BOSTES Stage 1 English Syllabus.

Language variation and change
Understand that people use different systems of communication to cater to different needs and purposes and that many people may use sign systems to communicate with others  (ACELA1443)   (EN1-6B)
Language for interaction Explore different ways of expressing emotions, including verbal, visual, body language and facial expressions (ACELA1787)   (EN1-1A)
Expressing and developing ideas Explore differences in words that represent people, places and things (nouns, including pronouns), happenings and states (verbs), qualities (adjectives) and details such as when, where and how (adverbs) (ACELA1452)   (EN1 -9B)
Literature and context 
Discuss how authors create characters using language and images (ACELT1581)   (EN1-11D)
Responding to literature Discuss characters and events in a range of literary texts and share personal responses to these texts, making connections with students’ own experiences (ACELT1582)   (EN1-11D)
Examining literature Discuss features of plot, character and setting in different types of literature and explore some features of characters in different texts (ACELT1584)   (EN1-7B)
Creating literature Recreate texts imaginatively using drawing, writing, performance and digital forms of communication (ACELT1586)   (EN1-10C)
Interacting with others
Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questions (ACELY1656)   (EN1-1A)

Source for content descriptions above: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).