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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