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NSW Syllabuses

English K–10 - Life Skills - Objective A Outcome 9


A student:

  • ENLS-9A

    composes texts for a variety of purposes and audiences

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

  • Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • compose short texts, drawing on personal experiences, using simple textual features appropriate to purpose and audience CCT
  • Develop and apply contextual knowledge
  • recognise the structures of different types of texts, eg narrative, report, procedure
  • explore how the structures of different types of texts create meaning, eg how narrative text uses setting, character, conflict, resolution
  • identify how audience and purpose affect language forms and features in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts CCT
  • explore the ways language features can be used in a variety of texts, eg simile (cool as a cucumber), idiom (raining cats and dogs) CCT
  • recognise the various stages involved when composing texts, eg planning, drafting, editing, publishing/presenting
  • use various strategies to plan ideas for composing texts, eg headings, graphic organisers, questions and mind maps N
  • produce a variety of digital and multimodal texts for particular purposes and audiences ICT
  • use strategies to structure texts, eg scaffolding, graphic organisers
  • collaboratively construct texts for a variety of purposes and audiences PSCWE
  • compose simple texts that include aspects of home and local community life AHCSE