THE GARRET: morris gleitzman

General Capabilities evident throughout the unit include LiteracyInformation and Communication Technology CapabilityCritical and Creative ThinkingPersonal and Social Capability and Ethical Understanding.

The content in this unit of work links to the Australian Curriculum: Year 7 (English)


Understand how accents, styles of speech and idioms express and create personal and social identities (ACELA1529)

Analyse how point of view is generated in visual texts by means of choices, for example gaze, angle and social distance (ACELA1764)


Identify and explore ideas and viewpoints about events, issues and characters represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts (ACELT1619)

Reflect on ideas and opinions about characters, settings and events in literary texts, identifying areas of agreement and difference with others and justifying a point of view (ACELT1620)

Compare the ways that language and images are used to create character, and to influence emotions and opinions in different types of texts (ACELT1621)

Create literary texts that adapt stylistic features encountered in other texts, for example, narrative viewpoint, structure of stanzas, contrast and juxtaposition (ACELT1625)


Analyse and explain the ways text structures and language features shape meaning and vary according to audience and purpose (ACELY1721)

Use prior knowledge and text processing strategies to interpret a range of types of texts (ACELY1722)

Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas (ACELY1725)

Edit for meaning by removing repetition, refining ideas, reordering sentences and adding or substituting words for impact (ACELY1726)

Use a range of software, including word processing programs, to confidently create, edit and publish written and multimodal texts (ACELY1728)