Year 11 ~ 12 Transition Program Overview

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Year 11 ~ 12 Transition Program Overview

  1. 1. Introduction & Overview
  2. 2. <ul><li>As a whole year-level group, students will participate in a session with guest professional writer Archie Fusillo. </li></ul>Archie will present to the students about his writing career, giving useful advice and activities that help in improving student writing.
  3. 3. <ul><li>In large groups students will cover the information on the Writing in Context unit and begin their first practice Context Writing piece. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>We’ll go over the course outline and expectations for Year 12 English in 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Then we’ll introduce the oral presentation task and review oral presentation techniques, along with aspects of the issue itself. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Students will create an individual list of research questions to develop their understanding of the issue and guide their research for the oral presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Classes will have time in the library following the formulation of research questions. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Students will work in the library on research for their oral presentations. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should have decided on their persona, context, point of view, audience and arguments by the end of this session. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need to complete research and prepare a draft or detailed plan for the context of their speech (DUE Day 1, 2012). </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Continue work on the first SAC for next year; the Issues Oral Presentation: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Continue researching the issues topic by collecting and reading newspaper articles related to the issues we will be exploring. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Choose a narrowed topic for your oral presentation and develop a scenario for your topic that includes a persona, audience and setting. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complete a draft or detailed plan for your oral to present to your teacher for feedback. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Read the novel “Year of Wonders” which will be our first text. Write brief chapter summaries of key events in the novel. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the Context piece you started in transition. </li></ul><ul><li>Each of these tasks will be due in your first English class of 2012. </li></ul>

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