During this unit you will study a selection of short stories, poetry, film and novels. You will read, discuss and write about the texts studied, analysing plot, themes and characters. You will gain an understanding of different genres like film, novel and poetry as a means of creativity and an expression of the world around you. You will develop an appreciation and enjoyment of literature in its many forms. This subject will help you with VCE English (particularly in Reading and Responding Outcomes) and could also lead to VCE Literature.
- Extended response essay: Red Curtian Cinema
- Extended response essay: Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
- Writing folio: Poetry
- Journal entries
- Class discussions