Wright: Collected poems

The content in this unit of work links to the Australian Curriculum: Literature Senior Secondary, Unit 2.

General Capabilities evident across the unit include Literacy, Information and communication technology capability, Critical and creative thinking, Personal and social capability, Ethical understanding, and Intercultural understanding.

The cross-curriculum priorities highlighted in this unit are Sustainability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture.

Unit 2
Analyse and reflect on the relationships between authors, texts and contexts including:
  • the ways in which texts are influenced by other texts and by contexts (ACELR019)
  • the relationship between conventions of genreaudience expectations, and interpretations of texts (ACELR020)
  • the ways in which informed reading influences interpretation of texts. (ACELR022)
Compare and evaluate the form, language and content of literary texts including:
  • the ways in which text structures, language features and stylistic choices provide a framework for audiences’ expectations, responses and interpretations (ACELR023)
  • the ways in which texts resemble and refer to other texts, for example, through parody, imitation, appropriation and transformation, and the ways in which adaptations of earlier texts allow new insights into original texts (ACELR024)
  • the use of literary techniques, for example, poetic, dramatic and narrative structure and devices (ACELR027)
Create analytical texts:
  • organising points of view and arguments in different ways, for example, in essays, reviews and visual presentations (ACELR029)
  • using appropriate linguistic, stylistic and critical terminology to compare and contrast texts (ACELR030)
  • selecting appropriate argument and evidence to support points of view (ACELR031)
  • experimenting with different modes, mediums and forms. (ACELR032)
Create imaginative texts:
  • Create imaginative texts:integrating real and imagined experiences by selecting and adapting particular aspects of texts to create new texts (ACELR033)
  • using analysis of literary texts to inform imaginative response (ACELR034)
  • transforming texts studied in one medium or genre to another for different audiences and purposes (ACELR035)
  • reflecting on the significance and effects of variations to texts. (ACELR036)

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