Baby Business

General capabilities evident throughout the unit include LiteracyCritical and Creative Thinking, and Personal and Social capability.

This unit addresses the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Year 3 (English)

Language variation and change
Understand that languages have different written and visual communication systems, different oral traditions and different ways of constructing meaning (ACELA1475)  (EN2-4A)
Language for interaction Understand that successful cooperation with others depends on shared use of social conventions, including turn-taking patterns, and forms of address that vary according to the degree of formality in social situations (ACELA1476)  (EN2-1A)
Text structure and organisationUnderstand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose and context (for example, tense and types of sentences) (ACELA1478)  (EN2-4A) 
Expressing and developing ideasUnderstand that verbs represent different processes, for example doing, thinking, saying, and relating and that these processes are anchored in time through tense (ACELA1482)   (EN2-9B)
Identify the effect on audiences of techniques, for example shot size, vertical camera angle and layout in picture books, advertisements and film segments (ACELA1483)  (EN2-4A)  
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 literatureDraw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts, and share responses with others (ACELT 1596) (EN2-11D)
Examining literatureDiscuss 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) (EN2-8B)
Creating literatureCreate imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures using visual features, for example perspective, distance and angle (ACELT1601)  (EN2-2A)  
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, evaluatingIdentify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts (ACELY1678)  (EN2-8B)
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features (ACELY1680)   (EN2-4A)