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NSW Syllabuses

English Life Skills Stage 6 - Life Skills - Objective A Outcome 2


A student:

  • ENLS6-2

    reads, views and responds to texts in familiar contexts

Related Stage 6 outcomes ES11-1 , ES12-1, EN11-1 , EN12-1


  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • read texts with familiar vocabulary
  • engage in shared reading and/or viewing of familiar texts
  • view visual, multimodal or digital texts for personal and educational purposes ict
  • express a preference for reading, listening to or viewing a text, for example choosing a film to watch psc
  • relate to texts using personal experiences
  • recognise structures of familiar texts, for example chapters in a book, table of contents and glossary in a textbook
  • identify the purposes of familiar texts
  • use reading behaviours when engaging with a range of texts, for example recognise headings and subheadings, view and interpret illustrations and graphics, use icons and menus to navigate a digital text
  • identify different ways information is conveyed in visual texts, multimodal or digital texts, for example the use of symbols, images, sounds ict
  • recognise and respond to elements of visual texts, multimodal or digital texts, for example images in an advertisement, sound and lighting in a film, graphics and animation in a digital presentation ict
  • recognise and respond to elements of narrative texts, for example characters and setting
  • explore the narrative structure of simple literary texts
  • respond to and use symbolic and visual cues, for example traffic lights, hands up, toilet signage
  • recognise, interpret and respond to written information in familiar contexts
  • comprehend written instructions in order to undertake activities and ensure personal safety
  • recognise and interpret signs, symbols and pictures in everyday contexts, for example safety signs, signs and symbols to represent toilet, lift and exit, bus stop signs, website navigation, for example home and menu icons
  • interpret a range of visual texts, for example diagrams, animations and images ictn
  • view and respond to graphs, charts and maps in familiar contexts n
  • communicate ideas about print, visual, multimodal or digital texts, for example what they liked or disliked, the topic, main idea or story ict
  • create visual, multimodal or digital texts, including statistical representations, to communicate ideas n
  • use digital communication responsibly, for example posting on social media eupsc
  • identify the main idea of simple everyday texts, for example book chapter, email, text message, website, pamphlet
  • use a variety of print, visual, digital or multimodal texts to engage in recreation and leisure activities, for example plan to attend a fitness centre by reading the timetable, plan to see a movie by looking up movie times online ict
  • follow a visual schedule to complete a task

The course objectives express the knowledge, skills and understandings that are demonstrated through the outcomes and content. These are applied within the context of the modules.