Language variation and changeUnderstand that different social and geographical dialects or accents are used in Australia in addition to Standard Australian English (ACELA1515) (EN3-1A)
Text structure and organisationUnderstand how authors often innovate on text structures and play with language features to achieve particular aesthetic, humorous and persuasive purposes and effects (ACELA1518) (EN3-7C)

Understand the uses of commas to separate clauses (ACELA1521) (EN3-6B)
Expressing and developing ideasUnderstand how ideas can be expanded and sharpened through careful choice of verbs, elaborated tenses and a range of adverb groups/phrases (ACELA1523) (EN3-6B)
Literature and contextMake connections between students’ own experiences and those of characters and events represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts (ACELT1613) (EN3-8D)
Examining literatureIdentify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verse (building on Year 5 Figurative Language) (ACELT1617) (EN3-7C)
Creating literatureExperiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts, for example, using imagery, sentence variation, metaphor and word choice (ACELT1800) (EN3-2A)
Interacting with othersParticipate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (ACELY1709) (EN3-1A)
Interpreting, analysing, evaluatingUse comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts (ACELY1713) (EN3-3A)
Creating textsPlan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience (ACELY1714) (EN3-2A)

Use a range of software, including word processing programs, learning new functions as required to create text (ACELY1717) (EN3-2A)


Knowledge and understandingStories of groups of people who migrated to Australia since Federation (including from ONE country of the Asia region) and reasons they migrated (ACHASSK136)