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Expressing and developing ideas

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Expressing and developing ideas in English Year 5 includes:

  • ACELA1507 Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clause
  • ACELA1508 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
  • ACELA1511 Explain sequences of images in print texts and compare these to the ways hyperlinked digital texts are organised, explaining their effect on viewers’ interpretations
  • ACELA1512 Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contexts

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