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NSW Syllabuses

English K–10 - Life Skills - Objective A Outcome 8


A student:

  • ENLS-8A

    writes short texts for everyday purposes

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes: EN4-1A, EN5-1A

  • Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • complete personal details in a range of formats for a variety of purposes
  • recognise the range of conventions used in written texts, eg capital letters, full stops
  • write short texts using correct conventions, eg punctuation, sentence structure and grammar
  • write own name
  • write signature in consistent form
  • construct short texts using visual aids and/or appropriate technology, eg a poster promoting caring for the school environment ICTSE
  • write short texts, eg notes, cards, lists, SMS, entry in electronic diary
  • transfer information from one source to another, eg copy timetable to school diary, transfer details of school event into electronic diary
  • write about familiar topics for everyday purposes, eg email a friend about holidays, special events, sport, music