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General capabilities evident throughout the unit include Literacy, Numeracy Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding and Intercultural Understanding.
This unit addresses the cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture and Sustainability.
Content descriptions below link to Australian Curriculum: Year 6 (English).
Language for interaction
|Understand the uses of objective and subjective language and bias (ACELA1517) (EN3-7C)|
|Text structure and organisation||Understand how authors often innovate on text structures and play with language features to achieve particular aesthetic, humorous and persuasive purposes and effects (ACELA1518) (EN3-5B)|
|Expressing and developing ideas|
Literature and context
|Make connections between students’ own experiences and those of characters and events represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts (ACELT1613) (EN3-8D)|
|Responding to literature||Identify and explain how choices in language, for example modality, emphasis, repetition and metaphor, influence personal response to different texts (ACELT1615) (EN3-7C)|
|Examining literature||Identify, describe, and discuss similarities and differences between texts, including those by the same author or illustrator, and evaluate characteristics that define an author’s individual style (ACELT1616) (EN3-7C)|
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience (ACELY1714) ((EN3-6B)
Texts in context
|Compare texts including media texts that represent ideas and events in different ways, explaining the effects of the different approaches (ACELY1708) (EN3-7C)|
|Interacting with others||Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (ACELY1709) (EN3-8D)|
|Interpreting, analysing, evaluating||
Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings (ACELY1712) (EN3-1A)