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NSW Syllabuses

English K–10 - Life Skills - Objective B Outcome 11


A student:

  • ENLS-11B

    composes, publishes and presents texts appropriate to purpose and audience in a range of contexts

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes: EN4-4B, EN5-4B

  • Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • compose texts for enjoyment, experimenting with personal styles of composition
  • identify different ways of using feedback to improve their texts WE
  • use spelling rules to accurately spell a range of words when composing texts for a variety of purposes
  • use grammar and punctuation conventions accurately and effectively when composing texts for a variety of purposes
  • recognise the range of language forms, features and structures of texts used to compose texts for different purposes and audiences, including:
  • in written texts: organisation, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, vocabulary and spelling, the use of formal or colloquial language
  • in visual texts: organisation, colour, size, layout, framing, camera angles
  • in spoken texts: organisation, clarity, volume, expression, intonation, non-verbal language
  • use structures and features of text to engage an audience and sustain their interest, eg creating visual images to accompany a written text, changing the length of an oral presentation to make it more concise CCT
  • select and use appropriate organisers and connectives to compose coherent texts for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts CCT
  • make deliberate language choices when composing texts for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • create imaginativeinformative and persuasive texts
  • use a range of technology to create meaning when composing texts ICT
  • select and use appropriate editing techniques and tools, including ICT, to enhance clarity and meaning in own texts, eg rereading, peer editing, grammar and spelling tools, reference texts for spelling and word choice ICT
  • select and use a range of technology and strategies to create visual and multimedia texts for particular purposes, contexts and audiences, eg picture books, advertisements, illustrations, cartoons ICT
  • recognise ways that drafts of texts can be enhanced, eg by reviewing and amending vocabulary, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, paragraphs, cohesion, presentation
  • alter the structure and/or language of own compositions to enhance meaning
  • use a critical friend to assess the quality of work, eg brainstorm with a partner or group, engage in class presentations PSC
  • explore ways to present information using appropriate technology and strategies ICTCCT
  • plan, rehearse and deliver presentations using language forms, features and structures appropriate to purpose, audience and context
  • experiment with different modes and media to publish texts and enhance presentations ICT