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NSW Syllabuses

English Standard Stage 6 - Year 11 - Objective C Outcome 6


A student:

  • EN11-6

    investigates and explains the relationships between texts

Related Life Skills outcome: ENLS6-10

  • Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • develop an understanding of new texts by making connections with texts that are personally familiar pscdd
  • Develop and apply contextual knowledge
  • consider the importance of context in explaining the similarities and differences between texts iu
  • investigate the ways in which texts are influenced by other texts and by contexts (ACELR019) ahciu
  • examine how genres and their conventions have changed and adapted over time (ACEEN046) cct
  • explore and analyse the similarities and differences in language forms, features and structures between and among texts ahc
  • understand the uses and purposes of intertextuality, for example references to or appropriations of other texts cct
  • understand how texts conform to or challenge generic conventions through their language forms, features and structures
  • Respond to and compose texts
  • describe and explain the connections between texts including the ways in which particular texts are influenced by other texts.
  • experiment with composing imaginative texts that make thematic or stylistic connections with other texts or refer to other texts for particular purposes 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.

ESL Scales

The levels on the ESL scales needed to achieve this English syllabus outcome are Writing level 7, Reading and Responding level 7 and Oral Interaction level 8.

An EAL/D student at this stage of schooling may be assessed at a range of levels on the ESL scales Writing and Reading and Responding strands from Beginning level 1 to level 7 and Oral Interaction strand from level 1 to level 8. Teachers plan a learning pathway for EAL/D students using the ESL scales outcomes and pointers. Teachers assess EAL/D students' current level of English on the ESL scales then plan teaching and learning activities to scaffold learning for students working towards the achievement of English syllabus outcomes.

For EAL/D students to achieve this English syllabus outcome the teaching focus and pathway of learning will be mainly within the Communication and Language and cultural understanding ESL scales strand organisers. See ESL scales outcomes for Oral Interaction: 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 8.1; Reading and Responding: 4.5, 4.6, 5.5, 5.6, 6.5, 6.6, 7.5, 7.6; Writing: 4.9, 4.10, 5.9, 5.10, 6.9, 6.10, 7.9, 7.10.