Government Standards

New South Wales Education Standards

Language Arts - Grade 10

Assessment Exam - NESA Language Arts - Stage 5
English eTAP Lesson
Communicate through speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and representing
Responds to and composes increasingly sophisticated and sustained texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure
Write Expository Compositions
Effectively uses and critically assesses a wide range of processes, skills, strategies and knowledge for responding to and composing a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Write Technical Documents

Write Business Letters
Use language to shape and make meaning according to purpose, audience and context
Selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning
Features and Rhetorical Devices of Public Documents
Effectively transfers knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts into new and different contexts
Appropriate Manuscript Requirements
Think in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive and critical
Thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and increasingly complex ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts in a range of contexts
Demonstrate the Understanding of Proper English Usage and Grammar
Investigates the relationships between and among texts
Appropriate Conventions for Documentation
Express themselves and their relationships with others and their world
Understands and evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds
Questions, challenges and evaluates cultural assumptions in texts and their effects on meaning
Connection Between Themes and Historical Periods
Learn and reflect on their learning through their study of English
Purposefully reflects on, assesses and adapts their individual and collaborative skills with increasing independence and effectiveness
Philosophical Approach