English / Year 2 / Literature / Responding to literature

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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify aspects of different types of literary texts that entertain, and give reasons for personal preferences (ACELT1590)

Elaborations
  • describing features of texts from different cultures including recurring language patterns, style of illustrations, elements of humour or drama, and identifying the features which give rise to their personal preferences
  • connecting the feelings and behaviours of animals in anthropomorphic stories with human emotions and relationships
  • drawing, writing and using digital technologies to capture and communicate favourite characters and events
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Personal responses,  Imaginative texts

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

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