Language for interactionUnderstand that strategies for interaction become more complex and demanding as levels of formality and social distance increase (ACELA1516) (EN3-1A)
Language variation and changeUnderstand that different social and geographical dialects or accents are used in Australia in addition to Standard Australia English (ACELA1515) (EN3-5B)
Text structure and organisationUnderstand that cohesive links can be made in texts by omitting or replacing words (ACELA1520) (EN3-6B)
Expressing and developing ideasInvestigate how complex sentences can be used in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend and explain ideas (ACELA1522) (EN3-6B)

Identify and explain how analytical images like figures, tables, diagrams, maps and graphs contribute to our understanding of verbal information in factual and persuasive texts (ACELA1524) (EN3-1A)

Investigate how vocabulary choices, including evaluative language can express shades of meaning, feeling and opinion (ACELA1525) (EN3-6B)
Phonics and word knowledgeUnderstand how to use knowledge of known words, word origins including some Latin and Greek roots, base words, prefixes, suffixes, letter patterns and spelling generalisations to spell new words including technical words (ACELA1526) (EN3-4A)
Examining literatureIdentify, describe, and discuss similarities and differences between texts, including those by the same author or illustrator, and evaluate characteristics that define an author’s individual style (ACELT1616) (EN3-5B)

Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verse (ACELT1617) (EN3-7C)
Responding to literatureIdentify and explain how choices in language, for example modality, emphasis, repetition and metaphor, influence personal response to different texts (ACELT1615) (EN3-6B)
Texts in contextCompare texts including media texts that represent ideas and events in different ways, explaining the effects of the different approaches (ACELY1708) (EN3-7C)
Interacting with othersParticipate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (ACELY1709) (EN3-8D)
Interpreting, analysing, evaluatingAnalyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a text (ACELY1711) (EN3-1A)

Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings (ACELT1712) (EN3-3A)

Use 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)

Re-read and edit students’ own and others’ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choices (ACELY1715) (EN3-2A)