Year 7 English

LENGTH OF COURSE: Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

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

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

The Year 7 English course assists students to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in listening, reading, viewing, speaking, writing and creating. Students use a variety of texts and media to listen, read, view, interpret, evaluate and perform a range of spoken and written tasks that are designed to inform and persuade. Students develop their understanding of how texts, including media texts, are influenced by context, purpose and audience. Students create a range of imaginative, informative and persuasive types of texts, for example narratives, procedures, performances, reports and discussions, and will begin to develop skills in analysing texts.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

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

Productive Modes (speaking, writing and creating):
Students compose written and spoken texts in various genres including letters, advertisements, procedures and presentations.