A course outline of Units 1 and 2 English...
Semester One
Unit 1
YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 1
 Outcome 1 - Reading & Responding
(Text Response – Analysis and Essay Writing)
 TEXT: ‘Night...
YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 1
 Outcome 3 – Using Language to Persuade
(Issues – Language Analysis and Point of View
Piece)
...
YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 1
 Outcome 2 – Creating & Presenting
(Context Writing Folio)
 CONTEXT: “Human Nature and the M...
Semester Two
Unit 2
YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2
 Outcome 1 - Reading & Responding
(Text Response – Analysis and essay writing)
 TEXT: ‘Macbe...
YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2
 Outcome 3 – Using Language to Persuade
(Issues – Language Analysis and Point of View
Piece)
...
YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2
 Outcome 2 – Creating & Presenting
(Context Writing Folio).
 CONTEXT: “The Use and Abuse of ...
YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2
 End of Semester EXAMS:
There will be two exams throughout the year at the
end of each semest...
YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2
 Holiday Homework (yes, you’re now in VCE):
 Read ‘Night’ by Elie Wiesel.
 Complete chapter...
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2010 Year 10 to 11 English Transition

  1. 1. A course outline of Units 1 and 2 English...
  2. 2. Semester One Unit 1
  3. 3. YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 1  Outcome 1 - Reading & Responding (Text Response – Analysis and Essay Writing)  TEXT: ‘Night’ by Elie Wiesel - Term 1 ASSESSMENT:  A text response essay SAC on the text (100 mins and 600- 800 words).  An oral presentation SAC (3-5 minutes) on an aspect of the Holocaust.  Other set class work (i.e. chapter questions or practice tasks) for an ‘S’ – meaning, satisfactory completion of the Outcome.
  4. 4. YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 1  Outcome 3 – Using Language to Persuade (Issues – Language Analysis and Point of View Piece)  Exploration of an issue that is currently in the media – Terms 1 + 2. ASSESSMENT:  A written analysis of a persuasive article from a newspaper on the issue explored in class (50 minutes).  An oral presentation that conveys a point-of-view on the issue (3-5 minutes).  Other set class work (i.e. practice tasks) for an ‘S’.
  5. 5. YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 1  Outcome 2 – Creating & Presenting (Context Writing Folio)  CONTEXT: “Human Nature and the Mind”  TEXT: Edgar Allan Poe’s Short Stories (and a selection of other sources) – Term 2. ASSESSMENT:  A context SAC that shows imagination and understanding of context and text, as well as a “Statement of Intention” to explain authorial choices (150 minutes – 700-900 words ).  Other set class work (i.e. practice tasks) for an ‘S’.
  6. 6. Semester Two Unit 2
  7. 7. YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2  Outcome 1 - Reading & Responding (Text Response – Analysis and essay writing)  TEXT: ‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare - Term 3 ASSESSMENT:  A Text Response Essay on the text (100 mins and 600-800 words).  Other set class work (i.e. chapter questions or practice tasks) for an ‘S’ – meaning, satisfactory completion of the Outcome.
  8. 8. YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2  Outcome 3 – Using Language to Persuade (Issues – Language Analysis and Point of View Piece)  Exploration of an issue that is currently in the media – Terms 3. ASSESSMENT:  An ‘Issues’ SAC comprising: a written analysis of a persuasive article from a newspaper on the issue explored in class (50 minutes).  An oral presentation that conveys a point-of-view on the issue (3-5 minutes).  Other set class work (i.e. practice tasks) for an ‘S’.
  9. 9. YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2  Outcome 2 – Creating & Presenting (Context Writing Folio).  CONTEXT: “The Use and Abuse of Power”  TEXT: The Superhero Film Genre – using a range of films and other sources – Term 4. ASSESSMENT:  A Context Writing SAC that shows imagination and knowledge of context and text, as well as a “Statement of Intention” to explain authorial choices (150 minutes – 700-900 words all together).  Other set class work (i.e. practice tasks) for an ‘S’.
  10. 10. YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2  End of Semester EXAMS: There will be two exams throughout the year at the end of each semester. They will comprise:  A Text response Essay  A Context Piece  Language Analysis You will be given 10 minutes reading time and 2 hours of writing time for each exam.
  11. 11. YR 11 ENGLISH 2011 – Unit 2  Holiday Homework (yes, you’re now in VCE):  Read ‘Night’ by Elie Wiesel.  Complete chapter summaries of each chapter on the handout provided.  Complete definitions for the glossary words on the handout (in your own words).  Your holiday homework needs to be submitted, fully completed, on the first day of Term 1 next year.
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