Follow the rabbit proof fence
The content in this unit of work links to the Australian Curriculum: English Year 9. The Year 9 Achievement Standard is the basis for the rubric designed for the Receptive assessment task: Comparative Text Analysis, and the Productive Assessment Task.
General Capabilities evident across the unit include Literacy, Numeracy, Information and communication technology capability, Critical and creative thinking, Personal and social capability, Ethical understanding and Intercultural understanding.
The cross-curriculum priority highlighted in this unit is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture.
Language for variation and change
|Understand that Standard Australian English is a living language within which the creation and loss of words and the evolution of usage is ongoing (ACELA1550) (EN5-3B)|
|Text structure and organisation||Understand that authors innovate with text structures and language for specific purposes and effects (ACELA1553) (EN5-2A)|
Literature and context
|Interpret and compare how representations of people and culture in literary texts are drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts (ACELT1633) (EN5-8D)|
|Responding to literature|
|Creating literature||Create literary texts, including hybrid texts, that innovate on aspects of other texts, for example by using parody, allusion and appropriation (ACELT1773) (EN5-6C)|
Texts in context
|Analyse how the construction and interpretation of texts, including media texts, can be influenced by cultural perspectives and other texts (ACELY1739) (EN5-8D)|
|Interacting with others||
Use interaction skills to present and discuss an idea and to influence and engage an audience by selecting persuasive language, varying voice tone, pitch, and pace, and using elements such as music and sound effects (ACELY1811) (EN5-3B)
|Interpreting, evaluating and analysing|
Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that present a point of view and advance or illustrate arguments, including texts that integrate visual, print and/or audio features (ACELY1746) (EN5-1A)
Source for content descriptions above: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).