Year 11 English - Literacy unlocked

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This full year course is designed for students who will benefit from a closely scaffolded approach to their senior English studies. Students will work towards a portfolio of writing, reading, and speaking activities in order to satisfy their functional literacy requirements.


Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Express ideas in writing for a variety of purposes and audiences.
  • Storytelling in film, poetry, short stories and a novel.
  • Read written texts for meaning, as well as for fun.
  • Spelling, punctuation and paragraphing.
  • Locate information to answer a question.
  • Write poetry and/or lyrics.
  • Actively participate in small group interviews and discussions.
  • Fill in forms and write a CV.

  • Research a self-selected topic.

Year Levels/Departments:

Year 11, English

Resources Required

1B8 or similar exercise book, pen or pencil, highlighter