The Garret: Alexis Wright

General Capabilities evident across the unit include Literacy, Personal and social capability, Ethical understanding, Intercultural understanding and Critical and creative thinking.

Cross-curriculum priorities includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures and Sustainability.

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: English (Unit 2).

English Unit 2
Compare texts in a variety of contexts, mediums and modes by:
  • analysing the style and structure of texts including digital texts (ACEEN022)
Investigate the representation of ideas, attitudes and voices in texts including:
  • analysing the ways language features, text structures and stylistic choices shape points of view and influence audiences (ACEEN024)
Analyse and evaluate how and why responses to texts vary through:
  • the impact of language and structural choices on shaping own and others’ perspectives (ACEEN028)
  • the interplay between imaginative, persuasive and interpretive techniques, for example, how anecdotes are used in speeches to amuse, inform or influence, or the use of characterisation in advertising (ACEEN030)
Create a range of texts:
  • using imaginative, interpretive and persuasive elements for different purposes, contexts and audiences (ACEEN032)
  • experimenting with text structures, language features and multimodal devices (ACEEN033)
  • developing and sustaining voice, tone and style (ACEEN034)
  • selecting and applying appropriate textual evidence to support arguments (ACEEN035)
  • using accurate spelling, punctuation,syntax and (ACEEN037)

Reflect on their own and others’ texts by:


  • analysing the values and attitudes expressed in texts (ACEEN038)
  • evaluating the effectiveness of texts in representing ideas, attitudes and voices (ACEEN039)