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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACELY1660

English / Year 1 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating
Content description
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning about key events, ideas and information in texts that they listen to, view and read by drawing on growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features
  1. using elements in books and screen texts, for example illustrations, diagrams, sound and movement, to support reading
  2. making connections between the text and students’ own experiences, and between information in print and images
  3. finding key information in a text
  4. making inferences about characters’ feelings and motives
  5. building knowledge about the topic of the text and learning new vocabulary before and during reading
  6. making predictions from the cover, from illustrations and at points in the text before reading on
  7. retelling the events or key information in the text orally, in writing and/or through digital or arts media
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability