Australian Curriculum Version 9.0

Australian Curriculum Version 8.4

Language variation and changeUnderstand that Standard Australian English is one of many social dialects used in Australia, and that while it originated in England it has been influenced by many other languages (ACELA1487) (EN2-6B)
Language for interactionUnderstand that social interactions influence the way people engage with ideas and respond to others for example when exploring and clarifying the ideas of others, summarising their own views and reporting them to a larger group (ACELA1488) (EN2-6B)
Text structure and organisationUnderstand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audience (ACELA1490) (EN2-8B)

Identify features of online texts that enhance readability including text, navigation, links, graphics and layout (ACELA1793) (EN2-6B)
Expressing and developing ideasIncorporate new vocabulary from a range of sources into students’ own texts including vocabulary encountered in research (ACELA1498) (EN2-9B)
Literature and contextMake connections between the ways different authors may represent similar storylines, ideas and relationships (ACELT1602) (EN2-10C)
Responding to literatureDiscuss literary experiences with others, sharing responses and expressing a point of view (ACELT1603) (EN2-11D)

Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features of literary texts (ACELT1604) (EN2-4A)
Examining literatureDiscuss how authors and illustrators make stories exciting, moving, absorbing and hold readers’ interest by using various techniques, for example character development and plot tension (ACELT1605) (EN2-10C)
Creating literatureCreate literary texts that explore students’ own experiences and imagining (ACELT1607) (EN2-10C)

Create literary texts by developing storylines, characters and settings (ACELT1794) (EN2-2A)
Interacting with othersUse interaction skills such as acknowledging another’s point of view and linking students’ response to the topic, using familiar and new vocabulary and a range of vocal effects such as tone, pace, pitch and volume to speak clearly and coherently (ACELY1688) (EN2-1A)
Interpreting, analysing, evaluatingUse comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning to expand content knowledge, integrating and linking ides and analysing and evaluating texts (ACELY1692) (EN2-4A)
Creating textsPlan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features (ACELY1694) (EN2-2A)

Reread and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structure (ACELY1695) (EN2-2A)