Ned Kelly and the Green Sash

General capabilities evident throughout the unit include: Ethical Understanding, Critical and Creative Thinking, and Literacy.

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Year 5 (English).


Language variation and change

Understand that the pronunciation, spelling and meanings of words have histories and change over time (ACELA1500) (EN3-4A)
Language for interaction Understand how to move beyond making bare assertions and take account of differing perspectives and points of view (ACELA1502) (EN3-8D)
Text structure and organisation

Understand how texts vary in purpose, structure and topic as well as the degree of formality (ACELA1504) (EN3-3A)


Expressing and developing ideas Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contexts (ACELA1512) (EN3-6B)


Literature and context

Identify aspects of literary texts that convey details or information about particular social, cultural and historical contexts (ACELT1608) (EN3-8D)
Responding to literature Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the viewpoints of others (ACELT1609) (EN3-2A)
Examining Literature Recognise that ideas in literary texts can be conveyed from different viewpoints, which can lead to different kinds of interpretations and responses (ACELT1610) (EN3-8D)


Texts in context 

 Show how ideas and points of view in texts are conveyed through the use of vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions, objective and subjective language, and that these can change according to context (ACELY1698) (EN3-6B)