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NSW Syllabuses

English Life Skills Stage 6 - Life Skills - Objective B Outcome 8

Outcome

A student:

  • ENLS6-8

    uses appropriate language forms and features when composing texts for different modes, mediums, audiences, contexts and purposes

Related Stage 6 outcomes ES11-6 , ES12-6, EN11-4, EN12-4

Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • recognise medium when engaging with texts for pleasure
  • use appropriate register when composing texts for different audiences or purposes psc
  • compose texts based on personal experience appropriate to purpose and audience, for example comment about a film or book on social media, use a process diary to reflect on an extended project they are creating psc
  • recognise the difference between private and public texts eupsc
  • reflect on the purpose of language and visual features in a digital text, for example clothing choice for an avatar, colour and layout in a website, dialogue in a film ict
  • reflect on the purpose of language and gesture in a spoken text, for example identifying emotion from facial expression, using eye contact when speaking
  • reflect on the purpose of language and structure in a print text
  • use specific language features or forms when composing  texts in different modes, for example use gesture when composing an oral presentation, include a conflict and resolution in a narrative text, use colour when composing a visual text
  • use strategies to plan texts, for example scaffolds, mind maps, brainstorming pscwe
  • use strategies to structure texts, for example scaffolds, graphic organisers, headings, dot points cct
  • understand and undertake the processes of composing texts, for example planning, drafting, editing, publishing cct
  • compose informative texts using appropriate language features and textual form, for example information report, infographic or brochure
  • compose imaginative texts using appropriate language features and textual form, for example narrative texts cct
  • compose persuasive texts using appropriate language features and textual form, for example print or online advertisement cct
  • develop skills in reviewing and editing own compositions to clarify meaning, further engage the audience or suit the purpose and context of the text, for example edit narrative to become more descriptive, select graphics to support an oral presentation   cctpsc
  • use appropriate visual techniques to compose digital texts for a range of purposes ICT
  • use appropriate language when composing online texts for public and private audiences ictpsc
  • compose texts on similar topics with different purposes using appropriate language features and textual form, for example an imaginative and persuasive text about a journey cct