Language for interactionUnderstand 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)

Examine how evaluative language can be varied to be more or less forceful (ACELA1477) (EN2-7B)
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) (EN2-8B)
Literature and contextDiscuss 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 (ACELT1596) (EN2-10C)
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)
Texts in contextIdentify the point of view in a text and suggest alternative points of view (ACELY1675) (EN2-11D)
Interacting with othersListen to and contribute to conversations and discussions to share information and ideas and negotiate in collaborative situations (ACELY1676) (EN2-6B)

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)

Identify characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text (ACELY1690) (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)
Creating textsPlan, 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)
Use software including word processing programs with growing speed and efficiency to construct and edit texts featuring visual, print and audio elements (ACELY1685) (EN2-3A)