English / Year 4 / Literature / Responding to literature

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Curriculum content descriptions

Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features of literary texts (ACELT1604)

Elaborations
  • examining the author’s description of a character’s appearance, behaviour and speech and noting how the character’s development is evident through his or her dialogue and changing relationships and the reactions of other characters to him or her
  • sharing views using appropriate metalanguage (for example ‘The use of the adjectives in describing the character really helps to create images for the reader’)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Metalanguage

Interactive

Syllabus bites – responding to literature

A web page with information, teacher guides and resources on responding to texts. This resource supports the NSW English K-10 syllabus.