Unit 16 – Context
Students will engage with informative texts and explore how language; structural and visual features vary according to purpose and audience. They will consider how visual features contribute to and deepen meaning by providing additional information.
K-2 multi-age Year B Unit 16 –Context (DOCX 1.4 MB)
Unit 17 – Perspective; Perspective and argument
Students will deepen their understanding of perspective and argument by expressing opinions through a critical review of familiar texts. They will consider familiar texts through a critical lens, focusing on specific features such as illustrations, structure and language.
K-2 multi-age Year B Unit 17 – Perspective; Perspective and argument (DOCX 1 MB)
Unit 18 – Context
Students will explore how shared experiences can be found across contexts, including between different cultures and groups of people. They will explore different cultures and groups in texts and will make connections between texts and with their own experiences.
K-2 multi-age Year B Unit 18 – Context (DOCX 317 KB)
Unit 19 – Character
Students will explore how characters can be constructed through different modes and media and through a combination of modes, including print and digital texts. They will draw on background knowledge to interpret characters features and actions. Students will consider how audience response to a character is created by how they are represented.
K-2 multi-age Year B Unit 19 – Character (DOCX 686 KB)
Unit 20 – Imagery, symbol and connotation
Students will build on their understanding of imagery, symbol and connotation. They will explore how figurative language and creative wordplay, including simile, rhyming words and alliteration, paired with visual cues and images can enhance and deepen meaning. Students will innovate from mentor and supporting texts to compose texts using creative wordplay, figurative language and creative visual features.
K-2 multi-age Year B Unit 20 – Imagery, symbol and connotation (DOCX 532 KB)