Legendary tales of the aboriginal australians

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: English (Year 10).

General Capabilities evident across the unit include Literacy, Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, and Intercultural understanding.

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

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) (EN5-3B)
Language for interaction Understand that people’s evaluations of texts are influenced by their value systems, the context and the purpose and mode of communication (ACELA1565) (EN5-7D)
Expressing and developing ideas Analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of a wide range of sentence and clause structures as authors design and craft texts (ACELA1569) (EN5-3B)
Responding to literature
Reflect on, extend, endorse or refute others’ interpretations of and responses to literature (ACELT1640) (EN5-5C)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) (EN5-3B)
Creating literature

Create imaginative texts that make relevant thematic and intertextual connections with other texts (ACELT1644) (EN5-6C)Create literary texts that reflect an emerging sense of personal style and evaluate the effectiveness of these texts (ACELT1814) (EN5-5C)

Create literary texts with a sustained ‘voice’, selecting and adapting appropriate text structures, literary devices, language, auditory and visual structures and features for a specific purpose and intended audience (ACELT1815) (EN5-3B)

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) (EN5-8D)
Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Identify and analyse implicit or explicit values, beliefs and assumptions in texts and how these are influenced by purposes and likely audiences (ACELY1752) (EN5-8D)Use comprehension strategies to compare and contrast information within and between texts, identifying and analysing embedded perspectives, and evaluating supporting evidence (ACELY1754) (EN5-2A)
Creating texts 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) (EN5-2A)

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