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ACELA1500

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

Elaborations

  • recognising that a knowledge of word origins is not only interesting in its own right, but that it extends students’ knowledge of vocabulary and spelling (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring examples of words in which pronunciation, writing and meaning has changed over time, including words from a range of cultures (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)

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