THE GARRET: Thomas Keneally

General Capabilities evident throughout the unit include LiteracyInformation and Communication Technology CapabilityCritical and Creative ThinkingPersonal and Social Capability, Ethical Capability and Intercultural Understanding.

The cross-curriculum priority explored in this unit is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures.

The content in this unit of work links to the Australian Curriculum: Senior Secondary English (Unit 2)

Compare texts in a variety of contexts, mediums and modes by: explaining the relationship between purpose and context (ACEEN021)
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)

evaluating the effects of rhetorical devices, for example, emphasis, emotive language and imagery in the construction of argument (ACEEN025)

analysing how attitude and mood are created, for example, through the use of humour in satire and parody (ACEEN027)

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 ways ideas, attitudes and voices are represented, for example, how events are reported differently in the media (ACEEN029)

analysing changing responses to texts over time and in different cultural contexts (ACEEN031)

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 strategies for planning, drafting, editing and proofreading (ACEEN036)

using accurate spelling, punctuation, syntax and metalanguage (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)

explaining how and why texts position readers and viewers (ACEEN040)