Language variation and changeUnderstand that spoken, visual and written forms of language are different modes of communication with different features and their use varies according to the audience, purpose, context and cultural background (ACELA1460) (EN1-6B)
Language for interactionUnderstand that language varies when people take on different roles in social and classroom interactions and how the use of key interpersonal language resources varies depending on context (ACELA1461) (EN1-1A)

Identify language that can be used for appreciating texts and the qualities of people and things (ACELA1462) (EN1-6B)
Text structure and organisationUnderstand that different types of texts have identifiable text structures and language features that help the text serve its purpose (ACELA1463) (EN1-7B)

Understand how texts are made cohesive through language features, including word associations, synonyms, and antonyms (ACELA1464) (EN1-5A)
Expressing and developing ideasIdentify visual representations of characters’ actions, reactions, speech and thought processes in narratives, and consider how these images add to or contradict or multiply the meaning of accompanying words (ACELA1469) (EN1-4A)

Understand the use of vocabulary about familiar and new topics and experiment with and begin to make conscious choices of vocabulary to suit audience and purpose (ACELA1470) (EN1-7B)
Phonics and word knowledgeBuild morphemic word families using knowledge of prefixes and suffixes (ACELA1472) (EN1-5A)
Literature and contextDiscuss how depictions of characters in print, sound and images reflect the contexts in which they were created (ACELT1587) (EN1-11D)
Responding to literatureIdentify aspects of different types of literary texts that entertain, and give reasons for personal preferences (ACELT1590) (EN1-11D)
Examining literatureDiscuss the characters and settings of different texts and explore how language is used to present these features in different ways (ACELT1591) (EN1-7B)
Creating literatureInnovate on familiar texts by experimenting with character, setting or plot (ACELT1833) (EN1-10C)

Create events and characters using different media that develop key events and characters from literary texts (ACELT1593) (EN1-2A)
Texts in contextDiscuss different texts on a similar topic, identifying similarities and differences between the texts (ACELY1665) (EN1-4A)
Interacting with othersUse interaction skills including initiating topics, making positive statements and voicing disagreement in an appropriate manner, speaking clearly and varying tone, volume and pace appropriately (ACELY1789) (EN1-1A)

Rehearse and deliver short presentations on familiar and new topics (ACELY1667) (EN1-6B)
Interpreting, analysing, evaluatingIdentify the audience of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts (ACELY1668) (EN1-7B)

Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language and visual features and print and multimodal text structures (ACELY1670) (EN1-1A)
Creating textsConstruct texts featuring print, visual and audio elements using software, including word processing programs (ACELY1674) (EN1-3A)