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NSW Syllabuses

English Life Skills Stage 6 - Life Skills - Objective D Outcome 11


A student:

  • ENLS6-11

    explores texts that express a range of ideas, values, points of view and attitudes

Related Stage 6 outcomes ES11-9, ES12-9, EN11-7, EN11-8, EN12-7, EN12-8


  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • recognise that texts can explore issues relating to our world seeucc
  • engage with different texts on personal, social and world issues euiuccdd
  • identify and explore issues presented in texts that are relevant and important in their own lives seeupsccc
  • recognise that there may be more than one point of view on a particular topic, theme or event euiudd
  • identify the factors that shape their culture and identity psc
  • consider how their own culture and identity influence their attitudes, values and point of view when responding to texts ccteupsc
  • make value judgements and form opinions as a result of reading, viewing and listening to different material seeupsc
  • identify how their point of view can be changed in response to a text ccteupsc
  • understand the concept of privacy and recognise ways to protect their information online euictpsc
  • recognise cultural beliefs, values and perspectives in texts iu
  • compose texts to express their point of view using appropriate language forms and features, for example using evidence to support a point, participating in a debate secctpsc
  • identify the language forms and features that indicate point of view, values and attitudes in texts, for example adjectives, imagery, structure cct
  • recognise emotional language in texts and consider the influence of emotional language on the audience, for example identify exaggerated language in the media and how that contributes to audience response, role-play situations where different emotions are presented and evaluate the audience response cct
  • identify points of view, values and attitudes presented in a range of texts sedd
  • change existing texts to present an alternative point of view, values or attitude, for example rewriting a poem changing the tone, creating an anti-advertisement cctdd
  • compose texts from different points of view, for example writing about an event from an eye-witness point of view and an historical point of view, scripting a conversation between people arguing a topic dd
  • compare texts presenting different views on the same topic eudd
  • explore cultural assumptions made in texts, including texts by and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People(s) and people with Asian heritage ahcaiu

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.