Every Student

EXS2 - Expressing Self Through Writing - Pre-Intentional

Syllabus Outcomes and Content
Syllabus Outcomes

Early Stage 1 Outcomes (2012)

ENe-2A A student composes simple texts to convey an idea or message

ENe-4A A student demonstrates developing skills and strategies to read, view and comprehend short, predictable texts on familiar topics in different media and technologies

ENe-7B A student recognises some different purposes for writing and that own texts differ in various ways

ENe-9B A student demonstrates developing skills and knowledge in grammar, punctuation and vocabulary when responding to and composing texts

ENe-11D A student responds to and composes simple texts about familiar aspects of the world and their own experiences

Life Skills 7-10 Outcomes (2012)

ENLS-4A
A student views and responds to a range of visual texts, media and multimedia

ENLS-5A A student recognises and uses visual texts media and multimedia for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts

ENLS-8A
A student writes short texts for everyday purposes

ENLS-9A A student composes texts for a variety of purposes and audiences

 

HSC Life Skills 11-12 Outcomes (2007)

HSC LS4.1 Recognises individual photographs, pictures, symbols or words for personal use 

HSC LS5.2 Uses symbolic representations of ideas to produce visual messages

 

Syllabus Content

Early Stage 1 (ENe) Content Students:

-drawing on their experience of language and texts, begin to understand that writing and representing can be used to convey an idea or message 2A

-create short texts to explore, record and report ideas and events using familiar words and beginning writing knowledge 2A

-know that spoken sounds and words can be written down using letters of the alphabet and how to write some high-frequency sight words and known words 2A

-experiment using digital technologies, e.g. produce own name, commonly used words and simple sentences 3A

-produce some lower case and upper case letters using learned letter formations 3A

-recognise high-frequency words, including own name 4A

-identify most of the sounds and name all letters in a given word 4A

-retell a familiar story in sequence and identify main idea 4A

-demonstrate an awareness of written forms of communication, including labels, symbols, emails, letters and photographs 7B

-compose texts using drawings and other visual media to create meaning 7B

-compose effective sentences in writing using appropriate word order 9B

- compose simple written and visual texts that include aspects of home, personal and local community life 11D

-use visual, multimodal and digital processes to represent simple aspects of home and community life 11D

Life Skills (ENLS) Content Students:

-create simple visual texts to convey a message 4A

-respond to a range of visual texts, media and multimedia for a variety of purposes in a range of contexts 5A

-use photographs, pictures, symbols and visual aids for a variety of purposes, e.g. to respond to questions about a movie clip, to indicate sequencing and narrative flow 5A

-use photographs, pictures, symbols and visual aids for a variety of purposes 5A

-use visual texts to communicate with a variety of audiences 5A

-construct short texts using visual aids and/or appropriate technology 8A

-write short texts 8A

-transfer information from one source to another 8A

-write about familiar topics for everyday purposes 8A

-write own name 8A

-write signature in consistent form 8A

-complete personal details in a range of formats for a variety of purposes 8A

-compose short texts, drawing on personal experiences, using simple textual features appropriate to purpose and audience 9A

 

HSC Life Skills (LS) Content Students:

-recognise and follow daily routines, using photographs, pictures and symbols 4.1

-select material with photographs or pictures of family members or friends, for personal enjoyment 4.1

-use small photographs or line drawings in a personal collection to convey a message to known and unknown people in different contexts 5.2

-use photographs or line drawings to produce lists or schedules 5.2

-access a computer to produce visual messages 5.2

-use small photographs or line drawings in a personal collection to convey a message to known and unknown people in different contexts 5.2

-write consistent symbols to represent their own names 5.2

 


English Learning Continuum Content

Looks

Reaches out

Touches
Is exposed to visual/sensory texts    

Students currently working at a pre-intentional level should work toward intentional content.

 

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