Tue, 13 Jul | Adelaide

Wk 2 pm English Literary Studies July

St Mary's College, 253 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia Boost knowledge! Boost confidence! Boost results! Consolidate Term 1 & 2 work, prepare for Term 3....get ready for mid year and trial exams! 4 day intensive revision program at St Mary's College. Choose week 1 or 2, am or pm sessions!
Wk 2 pm English Literary Studies July

Time & Location

13 Jul, 1:30 pm ACST
Adelaide, 253 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

About the Event

Day 1. Responding to texts – including the Critical Perspectives Task. Day 2. Workshop....Individual approach towards each student’s progress. Day 3. Exam Preparation Skills specific to English Literary Studies.   Seminar Leader: Ms Kay Brindal, B.A. Dip Ed. Kay has been a teacher of Stage 2 English since 1990, specialising in English Studies (now English Literary Studies) since 1994.  Kay has held the position of Head of English in various schools over a number of years.

By covering the above topics, students will be well prepared for any trial and mid year exams. In addtion they will have completed the necessary revision for the end of year exam which has the following requirements:Assessment 

Type 3: Text study (30%)

The external assessment is divided into two sections, Part A and Part B.

 Part A: Comparative Text Study (15%) 

A comparative text study that compares one of the texts studied in the shared studies with another text individually chosen by the student, in a response of a maximum of 1500 words. This response is a critical essay, in which the two texts are discussed in relation to each other. Students frame their own question and develop their response during the year, and submit the completed response for external assessment.

Teachers and external assessors appointed by the SACE Board assess the comparative text study, with reference to the performance standards.

The following specific features of the assessment design criteria for this subject are assessed in the comparative text study:

  • knowledge and understanding — KU1, KU2, and KU3
  • analysis — An1, An2, and An3
  • application — Ap2 and Ap3

 Part B: Critical Reading (15%) 

A critical reading of one or more short texts. The short texts may be in a variety of forms (e.g. prose, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, texts with graphic or visual elements, or excerpts from film or soundtracks).

The critical reading is a 100-minute examination developed by the SACE Board.

The following specific features of the assessment design criteria for this subject may be assessed in the examination:

  • knowledge and understanding 
  • analysis 
  • application 
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