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Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verse


  • identifying how language choice and imagery build emotional connection and engagement with the story or theme (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • describing how a character’s experience expressed through a verse novel impacts on students personally, how the author controls the revelation of the experiences and how the verse story builds meaning to its climax when we understand the whole (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)

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