Year 10 English

Year 10:  Full Year / 2 Semesters / Global Learnings English

Australian Curriculum Website:  https://australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/english

Pre-Requisite:  Nil

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

Year 10 English students will develop their understanding of the three interrelated strands of: literature, language and literacy. The focus is on developing student knowledge, understanding and skills in: reading, writing, viewing, speaking, listening and creating.

Learning in year 10 English builds on concepts, skills and processes developed in earlier years and will be revisited and strengthened as needed. Students are also taught strategies for further developing grammar, spelling and punctuation. and clarity of ideas.

Students are exposed to a range of texts which they interpret, create, evaluate, discuss and perform. These include media texts, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, dramatic performances and multi modal texts, with themes and issues involving levels of abstraction, higher order reasoning and intertextual references.

A specific focus on the development of language features and stylistics devices will extend their thinking and understanding of how and why texts are created for specific purposes.

Topics may include

  • text production including: narrative, persuasive, procedural, oral, analysis, transformative
  • media analysis
  • novel study
  • slam poetry
  • film study
  • documentary analysis
  • intertextuality study
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ASSESSMENT

Students are assessed against the English Australian Curriculum achievement standards:

  • receptive modes: listening, reading and viewing
  • productive modes: speaking, writing and creating

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