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General Capabilities



General Capabilities ACARA

The General Capabilities develop successful learners, confident and creative individuals, and active and informed citizens.

The Australian Curriculum: English identifies seven general capabilities:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Personal and Social Capability
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Intercultural Understanding

Literacy: is being a confident reader and meaning-maker through a wide range of subject-specific and everyday texts.
Numeracy: is exploring rhythms, syllables and sound patterns in stories, rhymes, songs and poems. Later learning includes figures, tables, diagrams, maps in factual and persuasive texts.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability: is interpreting and creating print, visual and multimodal texts through using technologies to research online, and to electronically collaborate and communicate with others.
Critical and Creative Thinking: is using creative, critical, and metacognitive processes to listen, read, view, create and present texts,when interacting with others, experimenting with literature and discussing the value of texts.
Personal and Social Capability: is associated with close reading and discussion of imaginative and persuasive texts. These texts provide connections and empathy with characters in different social contexts.
Ethical Understanding: is exploring,through a range of imaginative and persuasive texts, how ethical principles affect the behaviour and judgement of imagined characters and real-life people and events.
Intercultural Understanding: is engaging with literature through exploring the role of myth, symbolism and life experience of people and ideas from the past and present .

*ACARA


 
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English | General Capabilities| Certificates & Posters

English | General Capabilities| Certificates & Posters

SMART RESOURCE | SMART RESOURCE | The Australian curriculum includes seven capabilities encompassing the Learning Areas promoting successful learners, confident and creative individuals and active and informed citizens. The resource includes posters of the general capabilities with and without key words, achievement certificates and a teacher explanation of the seven capabilities as taught in English. This is a multipurpose resource ready for discussion about how to achieve the capabilities. It will also make a perfect classroom display. Landscape format
AUD $4.20

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