Every Student

R&V1 - Concepts about Print - 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

ENe-8B A student demonstrates emerging skills and knowledge of texts to read and view, and shows developing awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter

ENe-10C A student thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, simple ideas and the basic features of texts when responding to and composing texts

ENe-12E A student demonstrates awareness of how to reflect on aspects of their own and others’ learning

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

ENLS-7A A student uses strategies to obtain meaning from and interpret a range of texts


HSC Life Skills 11-12 Outcomes (2007)

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

HSC LS4.5 Comprehend and responds to a variety of texts in a range of formats to obtain information, engage in a range of recreation and leisure activities and to undertake further education, training and employment

HSC LS6.1 Recognises familiar objects and images when presented in a range of formats so as to make choices and communicate needs

HSC LS6.2 Views images and interprets their meaning, information and content

Syllabus Content

Early Stage 1 (ENe) Content 


-understand direction of print, return sweeps and spaces between words 4A

-understand concepts about print and screen, including how books, film and simple digital 
texts work, and know some features of print, for example directionality  4A

-distinguish print from drawings 8B

-recognise parts of print and digital texts, e.g. front and back covers, title and author, layout and navigation 8B

-recognise some different types of literary texts and identify some characteristic features of literary texts, for example beginnings and endings of traditional texts and rhyme in poetry 10C

Life Skills (ENLS) Content 


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

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

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

-explore the ways features of visual texts, media and multimedia are used to create meaning for a range of purposes and audiences 5A


HSC Life Skills (LS) Content 


-select items and objects by identifying symbols or words 4.1

-scan visual material to select chosen content 6.2


English Learning Continuum Content


Fixes gaze

Scans in any direction

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


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