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NSW Syllabuses

English Life Skills Stage 6 - Life Skills - Objective C Outcome 9


A student:

  • ENLS6-9

    represents own ideas and personal experiences in interpretive and imaginative texts

Related Stage 6 outcomes ES11-7, ES12-7, EN11-5, EN12-5


  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • explore their personal responses to texts, issues and/or events, for example discuss reactions to characters in a film, debate an issue with other students, contribute to an online discussion seeupsc
  • compose sustained tests based on personal experience, for example write a recount, write and perform a script based on personal history, keep a blog or video journal
  • identify language features and textual form appropriate to imaginative texts, for example descriptive language, characterisation cct
  • compose text on current or personal issues, for example research and present a report on a recent event, create a collage of words and images about an issue which is important to them, write a narrative based on a particular theme secc
  • change an existing text to present a different point of view, for example compose a fractured fairytale, change the speech in a cartoon, revoice a short film ccteu
  • create a multimodal text to share personal information, interests and views, for example social media profile, blog, digital or print portfolio eucct
  • compose imaginative texts based on own ideas and personal experiences using appropriate language features, textual form and stylistic choices cct
  • compose interpretive texts based on own ideas and personal experiences using appropriate language features, textual form and stylistic choices CCT
  • compose an imaginative or interpretive text in response to another text, for example a journal entry as a character in a film, a narrative based on an historical event 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.