English / Year 6 / Literacy / Texts in context

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Curriculum content descriptions

Compare texts including media texts that represent ideas and events in different ways, explaining the effects of the different approaches (ACELY1708)

Elaborations
  • identifying and exploring news reports of the same event, and discuss the language choices and point of view of the writers
  • using display advertising as a topic vehicle for close analysis of the ways images and words combine for deliberate effect including examples from the countries of Asia (for example comparing Hollywood film posters with Indian Bollywood film posters)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Text types,  Text purpose

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