Jasper Jones

General Capabilities evident across the unit include Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Personal and Social Capability and Intercultural Understanding.

Cross-curriculum priorities include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures and Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia.

Content links to the Australian Curriculum English (Year 10).

Language
  
Language variation and change
Understand that Standard Australian English in its spoken and written forms has a history of evolution and change and continues to evolve (ACELA1563)
Language for interactionUnderstand how language use can have inclusive and exclusive social effects, and can empower or disempower people (ACELA1564)

Understand that people’s evaluations of texts are influenced by their value systems, the context and the purpose and the mode of communication (ACELA1565)
Text structure and organisationCompare the purposes, text structures and language features of traditional and contemporary sets in different media (ACELA1566)
Expressing and developing ideasAnalyse how higher order concepts are developed in complex texts through language features including nominalisation, clause combinations, technicality and abstraction (ACELA1570)

Evaluate the impact on audiences of different choices in the representation of still and moving images (ACELA1572)

Refine vocabulary choices to discriminate between shades of meaning, with deliberate attention to the effect on audiences (ACELA1571)
Literature
 
Literature and context
Compare and evaluate a range of representations of individuals and groups in different historical, social and cultural contexts (ACELT1639)
Responding to literatureReflect on, extend, endorse or refute others’ interpretations of and responses to literature (ACELT1640)

Analyse and explain how text structures, language features and visual features of texts and the context in which texts are experienced may influence audience response (ACELT1641)

Evaluate the social, moral and ethical positions represented in texts (ACELT1812)
Examining literatureIdentify, explain and discuss how narrative viewpoint, structure, characterisation and devices including analogy and satire shape different interpretations and responses to a text (ACELT1642)

Analyse and evaluate text structures and language features of literary texts and make relevant thematic and intertextual connections with other texts (ACELT1774)
Creating literatureCreate literary texts that reflect an emerging sense of personal style and evaluate the effectiveness of these texts (ACELT1814)

Create imaginative texts that make relevant thematic and intertextual connections with other texts (ACELT1644)
Literacy 
 
Texts in context
Analyse and evaluate how people, cultures, places, events, objects and concepts are represented in texts, including media texts, through language, structural and/or visual choices (ACELY1749)
Interacting with othersPlan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to influence a course of action (ACELY1751)
Interpreting, analysing, evaluatingIdentify and analyse implicit or explicit values, beliefs and assumptions in texts and how these are influenced by purposes and likely audiences (ACELY1752)
Creating textsCreate sustained texts, including texts that combine specific digital or media content, for imaginative, informative, or persuasive purposes that reflect upon challenging and complex issues (ACELY1756)

Review, edit and refine students’ own and others’ texts for control of content, organisation, sentence structure, vocabulary, and/or visual features to achieve particular purposes and effects (ACELY1757)

Use a range of software, including word processing programs, confidently, flexibly and imaginatively to create, edit and publish texts, considering the identified purpose and the characteristics of the user (ACELY1776)