Too Much Lip

General capabilities evident throughout the unit include Ethical Understanding 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 2) and (Unit 3).


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

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)

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)
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)

Compare texts from similar or different genres and contexts by:
analysing language, structural and stylistic choices (ACEEN041)

analysing and evaluating how similar themes, ideas or concepts are treated in different texts (ACEEN043)
Analyse and evaluate how the conventions of texts influence responses including:the ways language patterns can create shades of meaning (ACEEN047)

how responses to texts and genres may change over time and in different cultural contexts. (ACEEN049)
Create a range of texts:using and experimenting with text structures and language features related to specific genres for particular effects (ACEEN052)

sustaining analysis and argument (ACEEN053)

using strategies for planning, drafting, editing and proofreading (ACEEN055)

using accurate spelling, punctuation, syntax and metalanguage. (ACEEN056)
Reflect on their own and others’ texts by:analysing and evaluating how different texts represent similar ideas in different ways (ACEEN057)

comparing and evaluating the impact of language conventions used in a variety of texts and genres. (ACEEN059)