English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating

Curriculum content descriptions

Use comprehension strategies to interpret and evaluate texts by reflecting on the validity of content and the credibility of sources, including finding evidence in the text for the author’s point of view (ACELY1734)

Elaborations
  • reflecting on content by connecting and comparing information found in a text to knowledge sourced elsewhere
  • determining and applying criteria for evaluating the credibility of a website
  • explaining whether the author conveys meaning adequately, particularly in distinguishing fact from opinion
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Authenticity (Texts),  Attitudes,  Reading comprehension

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