THE GARRET: Ursula Dubosarky
General Capabilities evident throughout the unit include Literacy, Information and Communication Technology Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Capability and Intercultural Understanding.
The content in this unit of work links to the Australian Curriculum: English (Year 9).
Understand that Standard Australian English is a living language within which the creation and loss of words and the evolution of usage is ongoing (ACELA1550)
Analyse and explain the use of symbols, icons and myth in still and moving images and how these augment meaning (ACELA1560)
Identify how vocabulary choices contribute to specificity, abstraction and stylistic effectiveness (ACEL1561)
Interpret and compare how representations of people and culture in literary texts are drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts (ACELT1633)
Explore and reflect on personal understanding of the world and significant human experience gained from interpreting various representations of life matters in texts (ACELT1635)
Analyse texts from familiar and unfamiliar contexts, and discuss and evaluate their content and the appeal of an individual author’s literary style (ACELT1636)
Analyse text structures and language features of literary texts, and make relevant comparisons with other texts (ACELT1772)
Create literary texts, including hybrid texts, that innovate on aspects of other texts, for example by using parody, allusion and appropriation (ACELT1773)
Interpret, analyse and evaluate how different perspectives of issue, event, situation, individuals or groups are constructed to serve specific purposes in texts (ACELY1742)
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse texts, comparing and evaluating representations of an event, issue, situation or character in different texts (ACELY1744)
Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that present a point of view and advance or illustrate arguments, including texts that integrate visual, print and/or audio features (ACELY1746)
Review and edit students’ own and others’ texts to improve clarity and control over content, organisation, paragraphing, sentence structure, vocabulary and audio/visual features (ACELY1747)
Use a range of software, including word processing programs, flexibly and imaginatively to publish texts (ACELY1748)