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This resource provides new elaborations of curriculum content for the Australian Curriculum (Version 8), to support your use of the curriculum in teaching. In the units of work, the sequences and activities have links via codes to Australian Curriculum content descriptions, and each unit has a summary table that maps those links and takes you directly to individual sequences in the unit where the elaborations are made. Use the tables below for an overview and to find elaborations for English under the three interrelated strands of Language, Literature and Literacy for Secondary years units of work.

  1. Year 7: Consumer culture: Are we being bought?
  2. Year 8: Living with trash: How are our lifestyles shaping and changing the planet?
  3. Year 9: Seven billion people, seven billion stories: What makes a compelling life story?
  4. Year 10: Protest: The world as it is, the world as it could be

Year 7

LanguageLiteratureLiteracy
Language variation and changeLiterature and contextTexts in context
S7S8, S9S7
Language for interactionResponding to literatureInteracting with others
S3S8, S9S1, S2, S5, S9
Text structure and organisationInterpreting, analysing, evaluating
S11, S12S2, S3, S5, S7
Expressing and developing ideasCreating texts
S3, S4, S11, S12S5, S8, S12

Find more detail in the Curriculum summary table in the Year 7 Secondary unit of work.

Year 8

LanguageLiteratureLiteracy
Text structure and organisationLiterature and contextTexts in context
S1, S5, S10S3S1
Expressing and developing ideasResponding to literatureInterpreting, analysing, evaluating
S1, S3, S6S2, S3, S6, S8S1, S2, S4, S7, S11
Examining literatureInteracting with others
S1S2
Creating texts
S4, S10, S11, S12

Find more detail in the Curriculum summary table in the Year 8 unit of work.

Year 9

LanguageLiteratureLiteracy
Language variation and changeLiterature and contextTexts in context
S4, S6,S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S8, S12S2, S4, S5, S6, S8, S9
Language for interactionExamining literatureInterpreting, analysing, evaluating
S1, S2, S4, S6, S8, S10, S12S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S10, S12S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S10, S11
Text structure and organisationExamining literatureInterpreting, analysing, evaluating
S1, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S11 S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S10, S11
Expressing and developing ideasCreating texts
S1, S2, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11 S4, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12

Find more detail in the Curriculum summary table in the Year 9 unit of work.

Year 10

LanguageLiteratureLiteracy
Language for interactionLiterature and contextTexts in context
S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S12S1, S2, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10S1, S2, S3, S5, S6, S8, S9, S11, S12
Expressing and developing ideasExamining literatureInterpreting, analysing, evaluating
S1, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S7, S10, S11S1, S2, S3, S5, S6, S8, S9, S11, S12
Responding to literatureInteracting with others
S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S8, S11S4, S5, S10, S11, S12
Creating literatureCreating texts
S1, S4, S7, S10S1, S4, S6, S7, S8, S9, S12

Find more detail in the Curriculum summary table in the Year 10 unit of work.

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