Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

Examining literature

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Examining literature in English Year 4 includes:

  • ACELT1605 Discuss how authors and illustrators make stories exciting, moving and absorbing and hold readers’ interest by using various techniques, for example character development and plot tension
  • ACELT1606 Understand, interpret and experiment with a range of devices and deliberate word play in poetry and other literary texts, for example nonsense words, spoonerisms, neologisms and puns

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