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NSW Syllabuses

English K–10 - Life Skills - Objective A Outcome 5


A student:

  • ENLS-5A

    recognises and uses visual texts, media and multimedia for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes: EN4-2A, EN5-2A

  • Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • Develop and apply contextual knowledge
  • recognise signs and symbols with universal meaning, eg exit sign, lift sign, disabled access symbol, first aid symbol, poison symbol, recycle symbol CC
  • recognise how technology is used for different purposes and audiences in film, websites and other multimedia texts ICTCCT
  • identify different ways information is conveyed in visual texts, media and multimedia ICT
  • identify the forms and features used in visual texts, media and multimedia to create meaning for a range of purposes and audiences, eg colour, size, layout, framing, lighting, music, camera angles ICT
  • recognise the effect of elements of multimedia, eg film techniques, animation, voice-overs, sound effects, framing ICT
  • explore the ways features of visual texts, media and multimedia are used to create meaning for a range of purposes and audiences, eg music to reflect mood ICT
  • use photographs, pictures, symbols and visual aids for a variety of purposes, eg to respond to questions about a movie clip, to indicate sequencing and narrative flow ICTN
  • use visual texts to communicate with a variety of audiences, eg feelings chart, map ICTN
  • interpret different forms of visual information, eg maps, diagrams, animations and images ICTN
  • identify the key ideas presented in an increasingly wide range of visual texts, including maps, tables, diagrams and animation NICT
  • respond to a range of visual texts, media and multimedia for a variety of purposes in a range of contexts, eg recount the storyline of a text shown on a film or video, make judgements about the nature and accuracy of a magazine article, create an action plan for the school community in response to an advertising campaign promoting an environmental issue ICTSE
  • respond critically to a range of visual texts, media and multimedia, eg compare visual images and express a preference, compose a review of a film, recognise if texts meet the intended purpose and audience, participate in a debate about an issue presented in a media text CCTICT
  • demonstrate understanding of ethical digital citizenship, eg recognise the internet is a public domain, use social networking sites appropriately, demonstrate responsible use of ICT ICTWEEU