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NSW Syllabuses

English Studies Stage 6 - Year 11 - Objective A Outcome 3

Outcome

A student:

  • ES11-3

    gains skills in accessing, comprehending and using information to communicate in a variety of ways

Related Life Skills outcome: ENLS6-5

Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • access and investigate texts in the course of preparation for discussion, interviews and reports, and for individual and collaborative research projects ictpscwe
  • locate and select information from a range of sources (ACEEE022) ahccctictn
  • reflect on the relevance and usefulness of each source (ACEEE023) cct
  • Understand the connections between language, context and meaning
  • select text structures, language and visual features to communicate and represent ideas and information (ACEEE026) we
  • distinguish between facts and opinions presented in texts cct
  • recognise and use ethical research practices (ACEEE038) ahceuwe
  • recognise the way structure and register may change according to the purpose, audience and context
  • understand that the coherence of more complex texts relies on devices that signal text structure and guide readers, for example overviews, initial and concluding paragraphs and topic sentences, indexes or site maps or breadcrumb trails for online texts ictwe
  • Respond to and compose texts
  • use different strategies for finding information, for example taking notes to summarise and/or paraphrase information (ACEEE024) pscwe
  • demonstrate control of most distinguishing linguistic structures and features of a broad range of written and oral texts, for example reports, discussions, procedures and narratives we
  • categorise ideas and information about specific themes or ideas (ACEEE037) cct
  • describe the effects of using multimodal and digital conventions, for example navigation, sound and image (ACEEN026)

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.