Content/Assessment:

  • A variety of written forms including; poetry, short story and personal essay
  • Reading journal that is assessed 3 times between Term 1 and Term 3
  • Group discussions of texts
  • Externally assessed end of year folio

Homework:

  • 2-4 hours per week
  • Approximately 5-10 novels need to be read and responded to.
  • Writing needs to be drafted and redrafted.

Important Points:

  • End of Year folio deadline is approx. 31st October

Students have said:

  • "Commit yourself to the reading journal."
  • "Regular out of class feedback from my teacher helped me a lot."
  • "Start thinking about the writing project early Term 3."
  • "Increase your time commitment during the project and preparation of your folio."