YEAR 12 TERM 4 2015 AREA OF STUDY: DISCOVERY & AWAY

Instructor

Miss Matas

English Teacher

Lives in the English Faculty, upstairs in E Block. Classroom: E15 Bradman House Group Leader

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Overview

WELCOME TO YEAR 12 

 

 

AREA OF STUDY

What is an ‘Area of Study’?

– An Area of Study is the exploration of a concept that affects our perceptions of ourselves and our world.

– Students explore, analyse, question and articulate the ways in which perceptions of this concept are shaped in and through a variety of texts.

 

What is our central concept?

– Our central concept is ‘discovery’. 

 

What is a prescribed text?

– A prescribed text is a text you must study.

– In the Area of Study, you must study one prescribed text. 

– Our prescribed text is ‘Away’ Michael Gow

 

What is a related text?

– A related text is a text studied along side the prescribed text.

– We will study a number of related text in class.

You will be required to select a number of texts to study yourself. These are known as ‘texts' of your own choosing.

 

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