do not go around the edges

General Capabilities evident throughout this unit include Critical and creative thinking and Intercultural understanding.

This unit addresses the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Year 3 (English) and the NSW BOSTES Stage 2 English Syllabus.

Language variation and change
Understand that languages have different written and visual communication systems, different oral traditions and different ways of constructing meaning (ACELA1475) (EN2-7B)
Text structure and organisation Understand 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 context
Discuss texts in which characters, events and settings are portrayed in different ways, and speculate on the authors’ reasons (ACELT1594)   (EN2-6B)
Responding to literature Draw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts, and share responses with others (ACELT1596)   (EN2-8B)
Examining literature Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the reader’s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose (ACELT1600)   (EN2-10C)
Creating literature Create imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures using visual features, for example perspective, distance and angle (ACELT1601)   (EN2-7B) 

Source for content descriptions above: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).