The Bodysurfers

General capabilities evident throughout the unit include LiteracyCritical and Creative ThinkingPersonal and Social CapabilityEthical Understanding,  Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability and Intercultural Understanding.

This unit addresses the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture.

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Senior Secondary English (Unit 4).

Investigate and evaluate the relationships between texts and contexts by: comparing the contexts in which texts are created and received. (ACEEN062)
Evaluate different perspectives, attitudes and values represented in texts by: exploring other interpretations and aspects of context to develop a considered response. (ACEEN065)
Evaluate how texts convey perspectives through: the ways points of view and values are represented (ACEEN067)

the selection of language features that generate empathy or controversy, for example, juxtaposition of image and text. (ACEEN068)
Create a range of texts: 
using appropriate language and stylistic features to sustain a personal voice and point of view (ACEEN069)
Reflect on their own and others’ texts by:  analysing and evaluating how different attitudes and perspectives underpin texts (ACEEN076)

questioning the assumptions and values in texts (ACEEN077)

identifying omissions, inclusions, emphases and marginalisations (ACEEN078)

discussing and evaluating different readings of texts. (ACEEN079)