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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACELY1746

English / Year 9 / Literacy / Creating texts
Content description
Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that present a point of view and advance or illustrate arguments, including texts that integrate visual, print and/or audio features
Elaborations
  1. presenting arguments that advance opinions, justify positions, and make judgments in order to persuade others about issues such the importance of maintaining balance in the biosphere
  2. creating imaginative texts with main ideas developed through the interconnections of plot, settings, characters, the changing of chronological order, foreshadowing in written, spoken and digital texts
  3. creating informative and argumentative texts with explanations, details and evidence
  4. following the structure of an argument which has a series of sequenced and linked paragraphs, beginning with an outline of the stance to be taken, a series of supported points that develop a line of argument, and a conclusion which summarises the main line of argument
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/generalCapability/7
    Ethical Understanding
Modes
  • 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