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English / Year 6 / Language / Text structure and organisation

Curriculum content descriptions

explain how texts across the curriculum are typically organised into characteristic stages and phases depending on purposes, recognising how authors often adapt text structures and language features (AC9E6LA03)

Elaborations
  • exploring a range of everyday, community, literary and informative texts, discussing elements of text structure and language features, and comparing the overall structure and effect of authors’ choices in 2 or more texts
  • examining a text to identify strategies such as exaggeration to create humour
  • recognising that texts are organised into stages such as an introduction and that introductions may be divided into phases; for example, the introduction stage of a narrative may begin with a phase that is a “hook” or a flashback
  • explaining the characteristic stages and phases in reviews, discussions of alternative positions or historical recounts and identifying any adaptations of typical structures or language features
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Text structure,  Texts,  Language conventions

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