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General Capabilities evident across the unit include Information and Communication Technology CapabilityPersonal and Social CapabilityEthical Understanding and Intercultural Understanding.

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

The content in this unit links to the Australian Curriculum Year 2 content descriptors and the NSW BOSTES Stage 1 English Syllabus.

Language variation and change 

Understand that language varies when people take on different roles in social and classroom interactions and how the use of key interpersonal language resources varies depending on context (ACELA1461) (EN1-1A)

Identify language that can be used for appreciating texts and qualities of people and things (ACELA1462) (EN1-6B)

Text structure and organisation Understands that different types of texts have identifiable text structures and language features that help the text serve its purpose (ACELA1463) (EN1-8B)  
Expressing and developing ideas Identify visual representations of characters’ actions, reactions, speech and thought processes in narratives, and consider how these images add to or contradict or multiply the meaning of accompanying words (ACELA1469) (EN1-4A) 
Literature and context
Discuss how depictions of characters in print, sound and images reflect the context in which they were created (ACELT1587) (EN1-11D) 
Responding to literature Identify aspects of different types of literary texts that entertain, and give reasons for personal preferences (ACELT1590) (EN1-11D)  
Examining literature Discuss the characters and settings of different texts and explore how language is used to present these features in different ways (ACELT1591) (EN1-7B)
Creating literature Create events and characters using different media that develop key events and characters from literary texts (ACELT1593) (EN1-2A)
Texts in context
Discuss different texts on similar topics, identify similarities and differences between texts (ACELY1665) (EN1-4A)
Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language and visual features and print and multimodal text structures (ACELY1650) (EN1-4A)
Creating texts Create short, imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structure and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and the purpose (ACELY1671) (EN1-7B)

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