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English / Year 9 / Language / Expressing and developing ideas

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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify how vocabulary choices contribute to specificity, abstraction and stylistic effectiveness (ACELA1561)

Elaborations
  • comparing and contrasting vocabulary choices in informative and narrative texts, considering how they are used to create precise information, abstract ideas and/or stylistic interpretations of texts
  • identifying examples of acronyms, abbreviations and proprietary words which are used creatively in texts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Literary styles,  Vocabularies

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