Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

General capabilities evident throughout the unit include Literacy, Personal and social capability and Critical and creative thinking.

Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Year 1 (English)

Literature and context

Exploring the theme of text in context of our community, school, classroom and ‘me’. Connecting to prior knowledge

Discuss how authors create characters using language and images (ACELT1581) (EN1-11D)

Responding to literature

Responding by sharing opinions about characters and events

Discuss characters and events in a range of literary texts and share personal responses to these texts, making connections with students’ own experiences (ACELT1582) (EN1-10C)
Examining literature Discuss features of plot, character and setting in different types of literature and explore some features of characters in different texts (ACELT1584) (EN1-7B)
Creating literature

Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning about key events, ideas and information in texts that they listen to, view and read by drawing on growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features (ACELY1660) (EN1-10C)

Recreate texts imaginatively using drawing, writing, performance and digital forms of communication (ACELT1586) (EN1-7B)

Interacting with Others 

Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questions (ACELY1656) (EN1-1A)

Make short presentations using some introduced text structures and language, for example opening statements (ACELY1657) (EN16B)

Expressing and Developing Ideas Explore differences in words that represent people, places and things (nouns, including pronouns), happenings and states (verbs), qualities (adjectives) and details such as when, where and how (adverbs) (ACELA1452) (EN1-9B)