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General Capabilities evident throughout this unit include Literacy, Information and communication technology capability, Critical and creative thinking and Intercultural understanding.
This unit addresses the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture.
Language variation and change
|Know some features of text organisation including page and screen layouts, alphabetical order, and different types of diagrams, for example timelines (ACELA1466) (EN2-8B)|
|Text structure and organisation|
|Expressing and developing ideas||Recognise high-frequency sight words (ACELA1486) (EN2-5A)|
Literature and context
|Discuss texts in which characters, events and settings are portrayed in different ways, and speculate on the authors’ reasons (ACELT1594) (EN2-10C)|
|Responding to literature||Draw connections between personal experiences and the world of texts, and share responses with others (ACELT1596) (EN2-1A)|
|Examining literature||Discuss how language is used to describe the settings in texts, and explore how the settings shape the events and influence the mood of the narrative (ACELT1599) (EN2-4A)|
Interacting with others
Use interaction skills, including active listening behaviours and communicate in a clear, coherent manner using a variety of everyday and learned vocabulary and appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volume (ACELY1792) (EN2-1A)
|Interpreting, analysing, evaluating||Read an increasing range of different types of texts by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge, using text processing strategies, for example monitoring, predicting, confirming, rereading, reading on and self-correcting (ACELY1679) (EN2-4A)|
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print, and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose (ACELY1682) (EN2-2A)
Source for content descriptions above: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).