Text structure and organisation
  • Understand that paragraphs are a key organisational feature of the stages of written texts, grouping related information together (AC9E3LA04)
  • Identify the purpose of layout features in print and digital texts and the words used for navigation (AC9E3LA05)
Language for expressing and developing ideas
  • Understand how verbs represent different processes for doing, feeling, thinking, saying and relating (AC9E3LA07)
  • Identify how images extend the meaning of the text (AC9E3LA09)


Literature and contexts
  • Discuss characters, events and settings in different contexts in literature by First Nations Australian, and wide-ranging Australian and world authors and illustrators (AC9E3LE01)
Examining literature
  • Discuss how an author uses language and illustrations to portray characters and settings in texts, and explore how the settings and events influence the mood of the narrative (AC9E3LE03)


Analysing, interpreting and evaluating
  • Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts through their use of language features and/or images (AC9E3LY03)
  • Use comprehension strategies when listening and viewing to build literal and inferred meaning, and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features (AC9E3LY05)