Nine Parts of Desire

General Capabilities evident throughout the unit include: LiteracyInformation and Communication Technology (ICT) CapabilityCritical and Creative ThinkingEthical Understanding and Intercultural Understanding.

This unit addresses the cross-curriculum priority of Asia and Australia’s relationship with Australia.

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: English Unit 2.

Compare texts in a variety of contexts, mediums and modes by:
  • explaining the relationship between purpose and context (ACEEN021)
  • analysing the style and structure of texts including digital texts (ACEEN022)
Investigate the representation of ideas, attitudes and voices in texts including:
  • analysing the ways language features, text structures and stylistic choices shape points of view and influence audiences (ACEEN024)
  • evaluating the effects of rhetorical devices, for example, emphasis, emotive language and imagery in the construction of argument (ACEEN025)
  • analysing the effects of using multimodal and digital conventions such as navigation, sound and image (ACEEN026)
Analyse and evaluate how and why responses to texts vary through:
  • the impact of language and structural choices on shaping own and others’ perspectives (ACEEN028)
  • the ways ideas, attitudes and voices are represented, for example, how events are reported differently in the media (ACEEN029)
  • analysing changing responses to texts over time and in different cultural contexts. (ACEEN031)
Create a range of texts:
  • using imaginative, interpretative and persuasive elements for different purposes, contexts and audiences (ACEEN032)
  • experimenting with text structures, language features and multimodal devices (ACEEN033)
  • selecting and applying appropriate textual evidence to support arguments (ACEEN035)
  • using strategies for planning, drafting, editing and proofreading (ACEEN036)
  • using accurate spelling, punctuation, syntax and metalanguage. (ACEEN037)
Reflect on their own and others’ texts by:
  • analysing the values and attitudes expressed in texts (ACEEN038)
  • evaluating the effectiveness of texts in representing ideas, attitudes and voices (ACEEN039)
  • explaining how and why texts position readers and viewers. (ACEEN040)