Year 7 English

  • What is text?  English study at High School
  • Introduction to Poetry: Close study of The Sonnet
  • Introduction to Literature: The elements of Narrative – Call of the Wild
  • Introduction to Drama: Understanding of dramatic conventions

Year 10 English

  • The Representation of gender in literary and non-literary texts
  • Shakespearean Drama
    • The History play: HenryV 
  • Seriously Funny: making comment through Satire, Parody & Comedy
  • Formalist Study of The Short Story

Year 8 English

  • How to construct an argument: The art of debating
  • Adding to our understanding of Narrative: The Lord of the Flies
  • Film study: Star Wars and the Journey of the Hero
  • Information Text: The Australian Identity

Year 11 English

Year 9 English

  • The Revolutionary Voice: Poetry of Protest
  • An Introduction to Shakespearean Drama 
  • Developing a personal response to narrative
  • Genre Study: A close investigation of Crime Fiction

Year 12 English

  • Standard English
  • Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences
  • Module A: Language, Identity and Culture – Contemporary Asian Australian Poet
  • Module B: Close Study of Literature – Feed
  • Module C: Craft of Writing
  • Advanced English

YEAR 12  2019 PRESCRIBED TEXTS