Tomorrow, When the War Began
General capabilities evident throughout the unit include Literacy, Information and Communication Technology Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability and Ethical Understanding.
The cross-curriculum priorities highlighted in this unit are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture and Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia.
Content links to Australian Curriculum (English): Year 10.
Language for interaction
|Text structure and organisation||Compare the purposes, text structures and language features of traditional and contemporary sets in different media (ACELA1566) (EN5-6C)|
|Expressing and developing ideas|
Literature and context
|Compare and evaluate range of representations of individuals and groups in different historical, social and cultural contexts (ACELT1639) (EN5-8D)|
|Responding to literature||
Identify, explain and discuss how narrative viewpoint, structure, characterisation and devices including analogy and satire share different interpretations and responses to a text (ACELT1642) (EN5-2A)
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)
Texts in context
|Analyse and evaluate how people, cultures, places, events, objects and concepts are represented in texts, including media texts, through language, structural and/or visual choices (ACELY1749) (EN5-8D)|
|Interacting with others||
Identify and explore the purposes and effects of different text structures and language features of spoken texts, and use this knowledge to create purposeful texts that inform, persuade and engage (ACELY1750) (EN5-1A)
Use organisation patterns, voice and language conventions to present a point of view on a subject, speaking clearly, coherently and with effect, using logic, imagery and rhetorical devices to engage audiences (ACELY1813) (EN5-3B)
|Interpreting, analysing and evaluating|
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)
Use a range of software, including word processing programs, confidently, flexibly and imaginatively to create, edit and publish texts, considering the identified purpose and the characteristics of the user (ACELY1776) (EN5-2A)