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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACELA1462

English / Year 2 / Language / Language for interaction
Content description
Identify language that can be used for appreciating texts and the qualities of people and things
Elaborations
  1. exploring how language is used to express feelings including learning vocabulary to express a gradation of feeling, for example ‘happy’, ‘joyful’, ‘pleased’, ‘contented’
  2. exploring in stories, everyday and media texts moral and social dilemmas; such as right and wrong, fairness/unfairness, inclusion and exclusion; learning to use language to describe actions and consider consequences
  3. exploring how language is used to construct characters and settings in narratives, including choice of nouns such as ‘girl’, ‘princess’ or ‘orphan’, and choice of adjectives such as ‘gentle’, ‘timid’ or ‘frightened’
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Intercultural understanding
Modes
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/r
    Reading
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/w
    Writing
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/s
    Speaking
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/l
    Listening