Big rain coming

General Capabilities evident throughout the unit include Literacy and Critical and Creative Thinking.

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

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Foundation (English) and the NSW BOSTES Early Stage 1 English Outcomes.

Expressing and developing ideas

Recognise that texts are made up of words and groups of words that make meaning (ACELA1434)   (ENe-8B)

Explore the different contribution of words and images to meaning in stories and informative texts (ACELA1786)   (ENe-10C)

Understand the use of vocabulary in familiar contexts related to everyday experiences, personal interests and topics taught at school (ACELA1437)   (ENe-9B)

Literature and context
Recognise that texts are created by authors who tell stories and share experiences that may be similar or different to students’ own experiences (ACELT1575)   (ENe-8B)
Responding to literature

Respond to texts, identifying favourite stories, authors and illustrators (ACELT1577)   (ENe-10C)

Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in texts (ACELT1783)   (ENe-10C)

Examining literature Identify some features of texts including events and characters and retell events from a text (ACELT1578)   (ENe-10C)
Creating literature Retell familiar literary texts through performance, use of illustrations and images (ACELT1580)   (ENe-10C)
Interacting with others
Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situations (ACELY1646)   (ENe-1A)
Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to understand and discuss texts listened to, viewed or read independently (ACELY1650)   (ENe-4A)

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