Mobile phone advertising

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Year level 5-6 Parents Mobile phones English Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS)

Launch digiactivity

Students explore how advertisers try to influence consumers and learn to distinguish between needs and wants.

This digiactivity can be used by individual students or in pairs on computers or tablets.

Curriculum alignment

Year 5

Learning area: English

Content descriptions

Strand: Literacy

  • Sub-strand: Interpreting, analysing, evaluating
    • Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text (ACELY1701)

Learning area: HASS

Content descriptions

Strand: Knowledge and Understanding

  • Sub-strand: Economics and business
    • Influences on consumer choices and methods that can be used to help make informed personal consumer and financial choices (ACHASSK121)

Strand: Inquiry and skills

  • Sub-strand: Analysing
    • Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present (ACHASSI099)

Year 6

Learning area: English

Content descriptions

Strand: Literacy

  • Sub-strand: Interpreting, analysing, evaluating
    • Analyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a text (ACELY1711)

Learning area: HASS

Content descriptions

Strand: Inquiry and skills

  • Sub-strand: Analysing
    • Examine information to identify different points of view and distinguish facts from opinions (ACHASSI077)

General capabilities

Level 4: Typically, by the end of Year 6, students:

  • Literacy:
    • navigate, read and view subject-specific texts with some challenging features and a range of graphic representations
    • use developing knowledge of the structure and features of learning area texts to comprehend and compose a range of more complex texts for identified purposes