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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACELY1734

English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating
Content description
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
Elaborations
  1. reflecting on content by connecting and comparing information found in a text to knowledge sourced elsewhere
  2. determining and applying criteria for evaluating the credibility of a website
  3. explaining whether the author conveys meaning adequately, particularly in distinguishing fact from opinion
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking
Modes
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/r
    Reading
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/w
    Writing