The boat

The content in this unit of work links to the Australian Curriculum: English (Year 10).

General capabilities evident throughout this unit include Literacy, Intercultural understanding and Critical and creative thinking.

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

This summary is suggested as a guide only. The culminating assessment tasks at the end of the unit also cite specific content links. Teachers may use one or more of the links below in assessing other activities within the unit, such as the Reading Journal or synthesising tasks/activities.

Elements of this unit have been developed to align with Bill Green’s 3D Model of Literacy (PDF, 92KB).

Expressing and developing ideas
Analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of a wide range of sentence and clause structures as authors design and craft texts (ACELA1569) (EN5-3B)
Literature and context
Compare and evaluate a range of representations of individuals and groups in different historical, social and cultural contexts (ACELT1639) (EN5-8D)
Responding to literature Analyse and explain how text structures, language features and visual features of texts and the context in which texts are experienced may influence audience response  (ACELT1641) (EN5-3B)
Creating literature Create literary texts with a sustained voice, selecting and adapting appropriate text structures, literary devices, language, auditory and visual structures and features for a specific purpose and intended audience (ACELT1815) (EN5-3B)
Interacting with others
Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to influence a course of action (ACELY1751) (EN5-2A)
Creating texts Create sustained texts, including texts that combine specific digital or media content, for imaginative, informative, or persuasive purposes that reflect upon challenging and complex issues (ACELY1756) (EN5-1A)

Source for content descriptions above: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).