Year 10 Core Subjects

English

Subject Type
Core Curriculum
SACE Credits
N/A
Area of Study
Communications
Subject Length
2 Semesters
Description

In English, students will engage with a number of texts including: novels, films, plays, poetry, short stories and creative writing. Students will learn to understand how films and novels are transformed and learn to apply these skills. Students will use persuasive language to structure an argument to present a point of view. A Shakespeare play will be used to engage students in poetry and language techniques. Expanding their ability to descriptively write in a range of genres.

Topics
  • Thematic Transformations – Study of Novel and Film
  • Play, Verse and Rhyme – Study of Shakespeare and Poetry
  • Make Me Media – Study of Persuasion and Advertising
  • Write Right – Study of Creative Writing and Short Stories
Assessment

Students are assessed according to the Achievement standards of the Australian Curriculum: English Tasks will include:

  • Short responses to text
  • Oral presentations
  • Creative Writing
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Semester Exam
Recommendation

Successful completion of all the required tasks to a satisfactory or higher standard.

Cost
NIL
Notes

To be successful in this subject a commitment must be made to complete all required classroom and homework tasks.