General capabilities evident throughout this unit includes Literacy, Ethical Understanding, Critical and Creative Thinking and Information and communication technology capability.
Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Year 6 (English).
Expressing and developing ideas
Literature and context
|Make connections between students’ own experiences and those of characters and events represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts. (ACELT1613) (EN3-8D)|
|Responding to literature|
|Examining Literature||Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verse. (ACELT1617)(EN3-7C)|
|Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience. (ACELY1714) (EN3-2A)|
|Interacting with others||Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions. (ACELY1709) (EN3-1A)|
|Interpreting, analysing, evaluating||
Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings. (ACELY1717) (EN3-2A)
Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings. (ACELY1712) (EN3-3A)
|Creating texts||Re-read and edit students’ own and others’ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choice. (ACELY1715) (EN3-2A)|