Every Student

LS&W3 - Vocabulary - Pre-Intentional

Syllabus Outcomes and Content
Syllabus Outcomes

Early Stage 1 Outcomes (2012)

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


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-6A A student reads and responds to a range of written texts in familiar contexts


HSC Life Skills 11-12 Outcomes (2007)

HSC LS4.1 A student recognises individual photographs, pictures, symbols or words for personal use

HSC LS4.2 A student recognises, interprets and responds to photographs, pictures, symbols and signs in a range of communicative community contexts


Syllabus Content

Early Stage 1 (ENe) Content 


-identify some familiar written symbols in context 4A

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

-read and understand some sight words in simple, predictable texts 4A 


Life Skills (ENLS) Content 


-recognise photographs, pictures or symbols as representations of familiar people, objects, venues 4A

-view and respond to a range of visual texts, media and multimedia for enjoyment, 4A

-respond to texts using a range of visual texts 4A

-recognise symbols, signs and logos in everyday situations 4A

-recognise the variety of formats in which visual texts, media and multimedia may be presented 4A

-predict meaning from visual texts, media and multimedia, 4A

-view and respond to their preferred visual texts in a range of contexts 4A

-create simple visual texts to convey a message 4A

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

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

-interpret different forms of visual information 5A

-identify the key ideas presented in an increasingly wide range of visual texts, including maps, tables, diagrams and animation 5A

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

-recognise signs and symbols with universal meaning 5A

-recognise and interpret single words or simple instructions in context 6A

-read a variety of short, written texts for enjoyment or information 6A

HSC Life Skills (LS) Content 


-recognise photographs of family members, carers and other significant people in a variety of formats and contexts 4.1

-recognise and interpret signs, words, symbols and pictures in a community context 4.2

-interpret icons or pictorial information to enhance community access and increase independence 4.2

-locate goods, services, items and places in the community using signs, pictures, and symbols 4.2

English Learning Continuum Content

Looks Fixes gaze

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


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