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ACSF Reading 4.03 Interprets and critically analyses structurally complex texts containing some ambiguity

4.03Interprets and critically analyses structurally complex texts containing some ambiguity

Minimal support, as requested

Establishing own support resources

Range of contexts, including some that are unfamiliar and/or unpredictable

Some specialisation in non-routine contexts

Complex texts

Embedded information

Includes specialised vocabulary

Includes abstraction and symbolism

Complex task analysis involving application of a number of processes, eg: extracting, comparing and interpreting information


Purpose and audience
  • Recognises and reflects on context, purpose and audience across a range of text types and Aspects of Communication
  • Comprehends texts of relative complexity, including those incorporating information presented in graphic, diagrammatic or visual form
Prediction and prior knowledge
  • Integrates prior knowledge with new information in order to predict, construct, confirm, challenge or extend understanding
Text structure
  • Utilises understanding of distinguishing structures and features of a range of text types to aid comprehension, e.g. reports, procedures, narratives
Textural analysis
  • Relates separate pieces of information, some of which may be embedded within a text
  • Uses inference to assist with interpreting and extrapolating from texts containing abstraction, symbolism
Critical literacy
  • Understands that different sources will present different perspectives, and recognises how text, language and structure influence the reader to adopt particular views and positions
  • Interprets text to identify what the author has chosen to include or omit