Australian Curriculum - Year 5

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Language
Literature
Literacy

Language variation and change


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Understand that the pronunciation, spelling and meanings of words have histories and change over time


Language for interaction


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Understand that patterns of language interaction vary across social contexts and types of texts and that they help to signal social roles and relationships

Understand how to move beyond making bare assertions and take account of differing perspectives and points of view


Text structure and organisation


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Understand how texts vary in purpose, structure and topic as well as the degree of formality


Understand that the starting point of a sentence gives prominence to the message in the text and allows for prediction of how the text will unfold

Understand how the grammatical category of possessives is signalled through apostrophes and how to use apostrophes with common and proper nouns

Investigate how the organisation of texts into chapters, headings, subheadings, home pages and sub pages for online texts and according to chronology or topic can be used to predict content and assist navigation


Expressing and developing ideas


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Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clause


Understand how noun groups/phrases and adjective groups/phrases can be expanded in a variety of ways to provide a fuller description of the person, place, thing or idea

Explain sequences of images in print texts and compare these to the ways hyperlinked digital texts are organised, explaining their effect on viewers’ interpretations

Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contexts

Understand how to use banks of known words, as well as word origins, prefixes and suffixes, to learn and spell new words

Recognise uncommon plurals, for example ‘foci’


Literature and Context


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Identify aspects of literary texts that convey details or information about particular social, cultural and historical contexts


Responding to Literature


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Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the viewpoints of others


Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features on particular audiences


Examining Literature


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Recognise that ideas in literary texts can be conveyed from different viewpoints, which can lead to different kinds of interpretations and responses

Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes



Creating Literature


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Create literary texts using realistic and fantasy settings and characters that draw on the worlds represented in texts students have experienced

  • Select a setting, character and plot in Story Machine to create an imaginative text using a variety of literary devices (e.g. figurative language) and present the text in digital animation format.

Create literary texts that experiment with structures, ideas and stylistic features of selected authors


Texts in Context


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Show how ideas and points of view in texts are conveyed through the use of vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions, objective and subjective language, and that these can change according to context


Interacting with others


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Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view

Use interaction skills, for example paraphrasing, questioning and interpreting non-verbal cues and choose vocabulary and vocal effects appropriate for different audiences and purposes

Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements


Interpreting, Analysing, Evaluating


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Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning

Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources


Creating Texts


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Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience

  • Use the How to write…series of digital documentaries in Write Time to assist with planning and drafting imaginative, informative and persuasive texts.
  • Use Extending Literacy Library stories to springboard ideas for text creation e.g. Blast Off! (True Tales)
    • An imaginative text about an adventure in space.
    • An informative text about space travel.
    • An explanation text about how a rocket takes off.
    • A persuasive text about the amount of money governments spend on space travel – is it worth it or just a waste?

Reread and edit student's own and others’ work using agreed criteria for text structures and language features

Develop a handwriting style that is becoming legible, fluent and automatic

Use a range of software including word processing programs with fluency to construct, edit and publish written text, and select, edit and place visual, print and audio elements


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