General Capabilities evident across the unit include LiteracyPersonal and social capabilityEthical understanding and Intercultural Understanding.

Cross-curriculum priorities include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures and Sustainability.

Content links to Australian Curriculum (English): Literature Unit 3.

Compare texts from similar or different genres and contexts by:analysing language, structural and stylistic choices (ACEEN041)

explaining how each text conforms to or challenges the conventions of particular genres or modes such as crime fiction, advertising or short films (ACEEN042)

analysing and evaluating how similar themes, ideas or concepts are treated in different texts. (ACEEN043)
Compare and contrast distinctive features of genres by:analysing the techniques and conventions used in different genres, mediums and modes (ACEEN044)

considering how the conventions of genres can be challenged, manipulated or parodied (ACEEN045)

examining how genres and their conventions have changed and adapted over time. (ACEEN046)
Analyse and evaluate how the conventions of texts influence responses including:the ways language patterns can create shades of meaning (ACEEN047)

how expectations of genres have developed and the effect when those expectations are met or not met, extended or subverted (ACEEN048)

how responses to texts and genres may change over time and in different cultural contexts. (ACEEN049)
Create a range of texts:transforming and adapting texts for different purposes, contexts and audiences (ACEEN050)

making innovative and imaginative use of language features (ACEEN051)

using and experimenting with text structures and language features related to specific genres for particular effects (ACEEN052)

sustaining analysis and argument (ACEEN053)

using appropriate referencing, for example, footnotes, in-line citations and reference lists (ACEEN054)

using strategies for planning, drafting, editing and proofreading (ACEEN055)

using accurate spelling, punctuation, syntax and metalanguage. (ACEEN056)
Reflect on their own and others’ texts by:analysing and evaluating how different texts represent similar ideas in different ways (ACEEN057)

comparing and evaluating the impact of language conventions used in a variety of texts and genres. (ACEEN059)