Learning Continuum of Literacy

This element involves students understanding the increasingly specialised vocabulary and spelling needed to compose and comprehend learning area texts.

Students develop strategies and skills for acquiring a wide topic vocabulary in the learning areas and the capacity to spell the relevant words accurately. In developing and acting with literacy, students:

  • understand learning area vocabulary
  • use spelling knowledge.

Level 1e

Typically by the end of Foundation Year, students:

Use spelling knowledge

spell words using growing sound and letter knowledge and spell words with regular letter patterns

Understand learning area vocabulary

use familiar vocabulary contexts related to everyday experiences, personal interests and topics taught at school and used in other contexts