Australian Curriculum
July 13, 2012, 4:08 am
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These links, to the three cross curricular priorities from the Australian Curriculum, contain lists of texts to support the study of English. Each area is arranged under the sub-headings of Early, Middle and Later Years. These are only suggested age categorisations.

Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander Culture

Asia Pacific Focus


This link is to a prezi presented as an exploration of the National Curriculum English and the cross curricular priorities.

The following links, in light of the focus in the Australian Curriculum РEnglish on the study of varied formats, explore links between different texts in a range of genre and subject areas.  Accompanying each list are suggested approaches for using the connected texts in the classroom, this material has been updated from a chapter that appeared in Knowing Readers: Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading (2006) La Marca & Macintyre.

Exploring Connections – Action

Exploring Connections – Exploration

Exploring Connections – Fantasy

Exploring Connections – Future Realities

Exploring Connections – History

Exploring Connections – Humour

Exploring Connections – In a Modern World

Exploring Connections – The Supernatural


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  1.    Mary Mahoney 11.22.12 @ 9:36 pm      

    Susan thank you for taking the time to do this and to share I’m going to let HoF English know and I’m certain it will be most usseful. Mary

  2.    Kate 11.23.12 @ 12:59 am      

    A much appreciated resource, thank you!

  3.    Glenys 11.23.12 @ 2:32 am      

    Thank you. This will come in very useful

  4.    Alicia 11.23.12 @ 4:12 am      

    Lovely – thankyou so much for this. I have passed it on to our English Learning Area Leader

  5.    Julia 11.24.12 @ 9:57 am      

    Thanks so much for sharing this resource, my English dept will be very grateful.

  6.    Lorraine Dobbie 11.25.12 @ 9:48 pm      

    Thankyou for sharing this resource. It will be much appreciated by the English dept. and our Library staff.

  7.    Heather 11.25.12 @ 10:40 pm      

    Ditto all of the above, Heather


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