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Year 10

Subject:     ENGLISH   Yr 10     2018

Subject:     ENGLISH


Course Outline

Students respond to and compose a comprehensive range of imaginative, factual and critical texts using different modes and technologies. They enjoy, reflect on, critically assess and articulate processes of response and composition. They respond to and compose a wide range of simple and complex texts for pleasure, critical analysis and information-gathering, varying their approach according to a text's purpose, audience and context. They focus on details of texts to analyse meaning, perspective, cultural assumptions, ideologies and language.

Course Outcomes

A Student:

EN5-1A responds to and composes increasingly sophisticated and sustained texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure

EN5-2A effectively uses and critically assesses a wide range of processes, skills, strategies and knowledge for responding to and composing a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

EN5-3B selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning

EN5-4B effectively transfers knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts into new and different contexts

EN5-5C thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and increasingly complex ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts in a range of contexts

EN5-6C   investigates the relationships between and among texts

EN5-7D  understands and evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds

EN5-8D  questions, challenges and evaluates cultural assumptions in texts and their effects on meaning

EN5-9E purposefully reflects on, assesses and adapts their individual and collaborative skills with  increasing independence and effectiveness



Assessment  Grid


Assessment Tasks


Weighting %

Due Date


Speaking and Representing Analysis response

EN5-2A EN5-5C EN5-8D




Term 1 Week 7






Creative Writing - Writing

EN5-1A EN5-3B EN5-7D


Term 2 Week 9

Romeo and Juliet

Adaption Essay – Writing/Viewing and Representing

EN5-1A EN5-4B EN5-6C




Term 3 Week 8

Yearly Examination- Listening/Viewing and Representing

EN5-2A EN5-8D EN5-9E




Term 4 Week 4

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