Year 10 English

LENGTH OF COURSE: Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil (Possible excursion charge of approximatley $20)

CONTENT:In the Year 10 English course students learn how to listen, explain and evaluate text structures and language features across a range of texts. Students justify their own interpretations of texts; applying skills in analysis and evaluating texts using evidence. Students create a wide range of texts to articulate complex ideas. They engage with others to solve problems, justify opinions and develop and expand arguments. They demonstrate understanding of grammar, vary vocabulary choices for impact, and accurately use spelling and punctuation when creating and editing texts. There is a strong emphasis on preparing students for the knowledge and content of SACE Stage One English.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Receptive Modes (listening, reading and viewing):
Students explore a range of texts including graphic novels, film, poetry and play scripts.

Productive Modes (speaking, writing and creating):
Students compose written and spoken texts in various genres including transformations, expositions and podcasts