English / Year 8 / Literature / Creating literature

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create literary texts that draw upon text structures and language features of other texts for particular purposes and effects (ACELT1632)

Elaborations
  • creating literary interpretations of short stories based on understanding and analysis of their context, narrative structure (including the twist at the end), layers of meaning, themes, point of view and style
  • combining visual and digital elements to create layers of meaning for serious and humorous purposes
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Text structure,  Literary styles,  Imaginative texts,  Literary devices

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