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NSW Syllabuses

English K–10 - Life Skills - Objective C Outcome 13


A student:

  • ENLS-13C

    engages critically with texts using personal experiences

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes: EN4-5C, EN4-6C, EN5-5C, EN5-6C

  • Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • draw on personal experiences to communicate points of view in relation to texts, eg 'Everyone likes that character but I don't' PSC
  • justify a point of view, drawing on personal experience, eg 'I like that character because he's just like my friend' PSC
  • draw on personal experiences to critically respond to ideas, information and perspectives in texts CCT
  • appreciate that their own experience shapes responses to texts
  • identify persuasive language used in texts, eg bias, opinion
  • use persuasive language to present an opinion or point of view PSC
  • identify how different texts treat the same subject matter CCT
  • compare, discuss and justify different interpretations of texts PSCCCT
  • compose persuasive texts in response to another text, eg exposition/discussion on a theme of a novel, debate on the hero/villain of a story, argument for/against an environmental issue CCTSE
  • develop critical and evaluative skills, eg identify points of difference in texts, communicate preferences for texts, recognise if texts meet the intended purpose and audience CCT