who sank the boat

General Capabilities evident across the unit include Literacy and Critical and Creative Thinking.

The content in this unit links to the Australian Curriculum: Foundation (English).

A possible cross-curriculum subject is Science: The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape (ACSSU005) (STe-6NE)

Text structure and organisation
Understand that texts can take many forms, can be very short (for example an exit sign) or quite long (for example an information book or a film) and that stories and informative texts have different purposes (ACELA1430) (ENe-7B)
Expressing and developing ideas

Explore the different contribution of words and images to meaning in stories and informative texts (ACELA1786) (ENe-8B)

Recognise that sentences are key units for expressing ideas (ACELA1435) (ENe-9B)

Literature and context
Recognise that texts are created by authors who tell stories and share experiences that may be similar or different to students’ own experiences (ACELT1575) (ENe-11D)
Responding to literature

Respond to texts, identifying favourite stories, authors and illustrators (ACELT1577) (ENe-10C)

Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in texts (ACELT1783) (ENe-10C)

Examining literature

Identify some features of texts including events and characters and retell events from a text (ACELT1578) (ENe-2A)

Recognise some different types of literary texts and identify some characteristic features of literary texts, for example beginnings and endings of traditional texts and rhyme in poetry (ACELT1785) (ENe-10C)

Creating literature Retell familiar literary texts through performance, use of illustrations and images (ACELT1580) (ENe-10C)
Creating texts
Create short texts to explore, record and report ideas and events using familiar words and beginning writing knowledge (ACELY1651) (ENe-2A)

Source for content descriptions above: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).