What students learn
- Compose and respond to a variety of written, spoken and visual texts.
- Read and view at least 4 types of texts.
- Read widely as a means of understanding.
- Short responses to both seen and unseen texts.
- Extended creative compositions and literacy responses, including forms as essays, narratives, and interview transcripts.
- Oral presentations as part of both formal and information assessment.
- Dramatic representations of texts studied.
Successful completion requirements
- The ability to read and view texts of varying levels of complexity.
- The ability to work independently and as part of a group.
- The willingness to work independently.
- Commitment to achieving your personal best in a challenging course.
- Introduction to senior English.
- Practice area of study.
- 2 elective modules such as close study of text, film study, or genre study.
Special requirements of the course is that at least 4 texts must be studied, one from each of the following:
- prose fiction
- one drawn from non-fiction, film, media or multimedia texts.