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English K–10 - Life Skills - Objective D Outcome 16

Outcome

A student:

  • ENLS-16D

    explores the ways cultural ideas and perspectives shape a range of spoken, written, visual and multimedia texts

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes: EN4-8D, EN5-8D

Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • recognise how personal, social and cultural experiences can influence our understanding of texts, including our attitudes towards characters, actions and events IUCC
  • Develop and apply contextual knowledge
  • identify culturally specific body language and how this is used to create meaning in a range of texts, eg thumbs up, handshakes IU
  • identify home languages of students within the class or community IU
  • recognise texts specific to Asian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, eg stories, poetry, chants and songs AAHC
  • recognise that texts can be used to convey a particular point of view and to persuade others in relation to particular groups in society CCEU
  • discuss the importance of stories from the Dreaming to the identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples AHCIU
  • identify the way cultural expressions in texts shape meaning, including gender, ethnicity, religion, youth, age, sexuality, disability and social class IUDDCC
  • identify the use of clichés, colloquial or non-literal language, eg 'Get your act together', 'How cool is that video clip', 'Pull your socks up', 'G'day mate' IU
  • identify vocabulary in texts that may differ across a range of contexts, eg geographic (jumper/pullover/sweater, port/suitcase/satchel), demographic (cool/great), generational (courting/dating) IU
  • recognise culturally specific signs, symbols and/or stereotypes in written, visual and multimedia texts IUCC
  • explore the ways cultural issues are represented through texts IUDDA
  • explore how indigenous cultures, including Aboriginal history, are represented in a variety of texts AHCIU
  • identify symbols of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in stories from the Dreaming AHC
  • respond to stories from local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, eg Dreaming stories AHCIU
  • explore commonalities of and differences in experiences and ideas of texts from a range of cultures, including Asian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures AAHCIU
  • explore texts from a range of cultures, including Asian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures AAHCIU
  • compare cultural experiences and viewpoints from different sources, eg texts from Asia and by Asian Australians ACCT
  • critically respond to texts from other cultures IUCCT