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.