The complete stories
The content in this unit of work links to the Australian Curriculum: Senior Secondary English (Unit 1).
General Capabilities evident across the unit include Literacy, Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding and Intercultural understanding.
The cross-curriculum priority highlighted in this unit is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture.
Investigate and reflect on different ways of reading literary texts including:
|Analyse distinctive features in literary texts including:
- how text structures, language features and stylistic elements shape meaning and create particular effects and nuances, for example, through allusions, paradoxes and ambiguities (ACELR005)
- approaches to characterisation, for example, the inclusion of archetypal figures, authorial intrusion, the dramatisation of a character’s inner life, and the use of interior monologue (ACELR007)
- the use of figurative language and rhetorical devices to represent concepts and shape arguments, for example, symbolism, metonymy, types of irony, patterns of imagery (ACELR009)
|Create analytical texts:
- structuring arguments and points of view using relevant textual evidence (ACELR011)
- using appropriate linguistic, stylistic and critical terminology to respond to texts (ACELR012)
- experimenting with different modes, mediums and forms. (ACELR014)
|Create imaginative texts:
- developing connections between real and imagined experiences (ACELR015)
- drawing on knowledge and understanding of storytelling, style and the structure of texts (ACELR016)
- experimenting with aspects of style and form to achieve deliberate effects (ACELR017)
Source for content descriptions above: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).