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NSW Syllabuses

English Life Skills Stage 6 - Life Skills - Objective A Outcome 4


A student:

  • ENLS6-4

    uses strategies to comprehend a range of texts composed for different purposes and contexts

Related Stage 6 outcomes ES11-2 , ES12-2, EN11-2, EN12-2


  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • express a point of view about a text psc
  • explore perspectives and opinions in and about texts dd
  • recognise the influence of advertising on their attitudes and behaviour cct
  • use context to predict meaning in text cct
  • recognise the purpose of a range of texts
  • use reading behaviours to comprehend written texts, for example reading headings and subheadings, using images and graphics to understand text, predicting, re-reading and self-correcting psc
  • recognise language structures in texts, for example cause and effect, comparative language, language of time, cohesive devices
  • use digital literacy skills to locate and comprehend information in digital texts ict
  • recognise persuasive techniques used in texts, for example advertising cct
  • use elements of visual texts to interpret meaning, for example size and colour of images
  • use language features to gain meaning from texts, for example bullet points or lists in a written text, icons or symbols on a webpage CCT
  • comprehend and respond to a variety of texts in a range of formats to obtain information cct
  • identify main ideas and supporting evidence in texts
  • recognise how graphs, tables and charts add meaning in texts n
  • use print or online referencing tools to understand unfamiliar words, for example dictionary, thesaurus ict

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.