Here on earth

The content in this unit of work links to the Senior Secondary: English Unit 2.

General Capabilities evident across the unit include LiteracyICTCritical and Creative ThinkingPersonal and social capabilitiesEthical understanding; possibilities for Numeracy.

The cross-curriculum priorities highlighted in this unit are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures and Sustainability.

English: Unit 2
Compare texts in a variety of contexts, mediums and modes
Investigate the representation of ideas, attitudes and voices in texts
Analyse and evaluate how and why responses to texts vary
  • the impact of language and structural choices on shaping own and others’ perspectives (ACEEN028)
  • the ways ideas, attitudes and voices are represented, for example, how events are reported differently in the media (ACEEN029)
  • the interplay between imaginative, persuasive and interpretive techniques, for example, how anecdotes are used in speeches to amuse, inform or influence, or the use of characteristation in advertising (ACEEN030)
  • analysing changing responses to texts over time and in different cultural contexts (ACEEN031)
Create a range of texts
Reflect on their own and others’ texts
  • evaluating the effectiveness of texts in representing ideas, attitudes and voices (ACEEN039)
  • explaining how and why texts position readers and viewers (ACEEN040)

Source for content descriptions above: Australian Curriculum, (English): Unit 2.