One Dragon’s Dream

General capabilities evident throughout this unit includes LiteracyNumeracyInformation and Communication Technology, Critical and Creative Thinking, and Personal and Social Capability.

This unit addresses the cross-curriculum priority of Sustainability.

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


Text structure and organisation

Understand that punctuation is a feature of written text different from letters; recognise how capital letters are used for names, and that capital letters and full stops signal the beginning and end of sentences (ACELA1432) (ENe-9B)
Expressing and developing ideas

Recognise that sentences are key units for expressing ideas (ACELA1435) (ENe-9B)

Recognise that texts are made up of words and groups of words that make meaning (ACELA1434) (ENe-9B)

Explore the different contribution of words and images to meaning in stories and informative texts (ACELA1786) (ENe-8B)

Understand the use of vocabulary in familiar contexts related to everyday experiences, personal interests and topics taught at school (ACELA1437) (ENe-8B)

Phonics and word knowledge Recognise and generate rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and sounds (phonemes) in spoken words (ACELA1439) (ENe-4A)


Literature and context

Recognise that texts are created by authors who tell stories and share experiences that may be similar or different to students’ own experiences (ACELT1575) (ENe-11D)
Responding to literature Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in texts (ACELT1783) (ENe-10C)
Examining Literature Identify some features of texts including events and characters and retell events from a text (ACELT1578) (ENe-8B)
Creating Literature Retell familiar literary texts through performance, use of illustrations and images (ACELT1580) (ENe-10C)


Interacting with others 

Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situations (ACELY1646) (ENe-1A)

Use interaction skills including listening while others speak, using appropriate voice levels, articulation and body language, gestures and eye contact (ACELY1784) (ENe-1A)

Creating texts Create short texts to explore, record and report ideas and events using familiar words and beginning writing knowledge (ACELY1651) (ENe-2A)