Year 11 English - Mirror mirror

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In Mirror, Mirror, students will develop their understanding of what it means to be a teenager in the 21st century and will explore this understanding in a range of literature. This course encourages students to think about texts as windows or mirrors. They will use critical thinking skills as they unpack and analyse the ideas within a range of texts.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Essay writing skills - how to independently write a structured essay that addresses a studied text.
  • Explore a range of self-selected texts, personally responding to what you have read or viewed.
  • Analytical skills - how to interpret texts and unpack the complex ideas within them.
  • Read an extended text and learn the elements of a novel.
  • Reading skills - read a range of text types, to build understanding and an appreciation of reading for pleasure.
  • Use our understanding of these elements to write a literary essay based on the literature that has been explored.

Year Levels/Departments:

Year 11, English

Resources Required

1B5 or 1B8 workbook