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NSW Syllabuses

English Studies Stage 6 - Year 11 - Objective A Outcome 1

Outcome

A student:

  • ES11-1

    comprehends and responds to a range of texts, including short and extended texts, literary texts and texts from academic, community, workplace and social contexts for a variety of purposes

Related Life Skills outcomes: ENLS6-1, ENLS6-2, ENLS6-3

Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • engage with a broadening range of texts that incorporate increasing levels of language complexity
  • identify the main ideas and purposes of texts
  • recognise implicit meanings to draw inferences
  • integrate new ideas and information with existing understanding
  • Understand the connections between language, context and meaning
  • recognise the ways that social, community and workplace texts are constructed for particular purposes, audiences and contexts (ACEEE005) ahcaccwe
  • identify and describe elements of literary texts, for example characterisation, narrative, tone, description and setting
  • develop criteria to evaluate the effectiveness of a text or its ideas
  • investigate how complex sentences can be used in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend and explain ideas (ACELA1522) cct
  • Respond to and compose texts
  • summarise ideas and information presented in texts (ACEEE017)
  • select the most appropriate form of text to communicate information and ideas effectively, for example a memo, dialogue or a poem
  • discuss the ideas, themes and emotions represented in literary texts psc
  • compose a range of texts in a variety of modes and media using the appropriate language and structures 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.