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General Capabilities evident across the unit include LiteracyInformation and Communication Technology capability, and Critical and creative thinking.

Another curriculum subject highlighted across this unit is Science: Living things have basic needs, including food and water.

The content in this unit links to the Australian Curriculum: Foundation (English) content descriptors and the NSW BOSTES Early Stage 1 English Outcomes.

Literature and context

Discuss characters and events in a range of literary texts and share personal responses to these texts, making connections with students’ own experiences (ACELT1582) (EN1-11D)

Recognise that texts are created by authors who tell stories and share experiences that may be similar or different to students’ own experiences (ACELT1575) (ENe-11D)

Responding to literature Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in texts (ACELT1783) (ENe-10C)
Examining literature

Recognise some different types of literary texts and identify some characteristic features of literary texts, for example beginnings and endings of traditional texts and rhyme in poetry (ACELT1785) (ENe-10C)

Replicate the rhythms and sound patterns in stories, rhymes, songs and poems from a range of cultures (ACELT1579) (ENe-5A)

Creating literature Retell familiar literary texts through performance, use of illustrations and images (ACELT1580) (ENe-10C)

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