Year 5


  • Language
    • Text structure and organisation
      • VCELA309
        Understand how texts vary in purpose, structure and topic as well as the degree of formality
      • VCELA322
        Understand how the grammatical category of possessives is signalled through apostrophes and how to use apostrophes with common and proper nouns
      • VCELA310
        Investigate how the organisation of texts into chapters, headings, subheadings, home pages and sub pages for online texts and according to chronology or topic can be used to predict content and assist navigation
    • Expressing and developing ideas
      • VCELA324
        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
      • VCELA325
        Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contexts
      • VCELA312
        Understand how to use banks of known words, syllabification, spelling patterns, word origins, base words, prefixes and suffixes, to spell new words, including some uncommon plurals
      • VCELA326
        Recognise and write less familiar words that share common letter patterns but have different pronunciations
  • Literature
  • Literacy
    • Interpreting, analysing, evaluating
      • VCELY318
        Navigate and read imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by interpreting structural features, including tables of content, glossaries, chapters, headings and subheadings and applying appropriate text processing strategies, including monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning
      • VCELY319
        Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources
    • Creating texts
      • VCELY330
        Reread and edit student's own and others' work using agreed criteria for text structures and language features