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NSW Syllabuses

English Life Skills Stage 6 - Life Skills - Objective A Outcome 5


A student:

  • ENLS6-5

    accesses information to communicate for different purposes and in different contexts

Related Stage 6 outcomes ES11-3 , ES12-3, EN11-2, EN12-2


  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • ask questions related to learning, for example clarifying instructions psc
  • recognise that information can be gathered from a number of sources
  • recognise suitable sources of information in different contexts we
  • access information in the community, for example opening hours for the library, the cost of membership for a fitness centre, cinema times and venues for a film ccwe
  • access information to assist understanding, for example look up a word in a dictionary, use a search engine to find information, use online video instructions to perform a task we
  • reflect on a text by asking questions, for example identifying further research topics, asking questions following a presentation cct
  • use an index to find information in a book
  • use a digital library catalogue to find resources ict
  • use strategies to assess usefulness of information, for example identify the best person to ask a question, identify and consider the source of a webpage, choose a resource from a selection cct
  • distinguish between fact and opinion in text
  • explore how information is made accessible to different cultures and communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and people with Asian heritage ahcaiu
  • ask questions to access information in a variety of contexts, for example in the community, classroom, workplace pscwe
  • use technology to access information, for example online search engines, ebook library ict
  • access a range of texts to locate information
  • skim and scan texts for information cct
  • access information needed in the workplace, for example location of rooms and amenities, instructions for operating information and communication technologies, leave entitlements we
  • work collaboratively to access information from a range of sources we
  • transfer information from one source to another
  • categorise ideas and information when researching a topic cct
  • compose a graphic organiser to summarise a text cct

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.